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Chancellor's Award for Public Service


Award Description and Selection Criteria


UCSF's mission includes teaching, research, patient care, and public service. This award recognizes individuals at UCSF who have demonstrated outstanding public service beyond the scope of their job, area of research, or training. UCSF academics, staff, and students/residents/postdoctoral scholars are eligible to be nominated for this award.

The following must be addressed in nominating materials:

  • how this endeavor is outside the scope of nominee's job, research, or training;

  • how this activity involves a significant level of effort;

  • to what extent this activity benefits members of the community; and

  • whether this activity has been or could be used as a model for establishing other programs or activities.

In addition, a recipient of the Chancellor's Award for Public Service also may be selected to receive the Thomas N. Burbridge or the Edison T. Uno Public Service Award. (Click below on these awards for further information.)


Criteria for the Burbridge Award

Commitment to achieving equal education and employment opportunity, and social justice. (The recipient of this award will receive an additional $100 provided by UCSF's Black Caucus.)

Criteria for the Uno Award

Involvement in a minimum of two unrelated public service activities with social, political, and civic groups that bring about social change.







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