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Chancellor's Award for the Advancement of Women


Award description and nomination criteria:



This award recognizes exceptional efforts towards the advancement of women at UCSF beyond the scope of an individual’s job, area of research, or student training.  A nominee must be an academic or staff employee (at least 50% time), a student, resident, or postdoctoral scholar at UCSF.


Both women and men who excel in one or more of the following are eligible to be nominated for this award:

  • elevating the status of women on campus;

  • improving campus policies affecting women;

  • participating in career and academic mentoring for women;

  • generating and disseminating knowledge on women's health through research, teaching, and public presentations; and/or

  • advancing the admission, recruitment, and upward mobility of women at UCSF.