Advancement of Women

This award recognizes exceptional efforts toward the advancement of women at UCSF beyond the scope of an individual's job, area of research, or student training. Each year three individuals are selected—one faculty, one staff, one student/resident/postdoctoral scholar—and both women and men are eligible to receive this award.

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Disability Service

This award recognizes exceptional leadership beyond the scope of an individual’s job, area of research, or student training in furthering the goal of achieving awareness and equity for the disabled community within the UCSF community.

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Exceptional University Management

This award recognizes the exceptional departmental and employee management by staff members who demonstrate outstanding University citizenship, devoting time as well as energy to serve the campus community toward fulfilling its core priorities and mission. The excellence and success for which UCSF is world renowned is founded upon the many contributions of the people who work at UCSF and embody our UCSF PRIDE values. Effective management of this invaluable resource—our people—that is above and beyond the scope of a manager’s role is an inspiration to our future managers and supervisors.

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Exceptional University Service

This award recognizes the exceptional service by staff members who demonstrate outstanding University citizenship, devoting time as well as energy to serve the campus community toward fulfilling its core priorities and mission. The excellence and success for which UCSF is world renowned is founded upon the many service contributions of the people who work at UCSF and embody our UCSF PRIDE values. Individual service contributions that go above and beyond the scope of a person’s job are an inspiration to all.

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Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Leadership

This award recognizes exceptional leadership efforts and contributions to the advancement of GLBT people and communities at UCSF beyond the scope of an individual's job, area of research, or academic training. Each year three individuals—one faculty, one staff, one student/resident/postdoctoral scholar—whether GLBT or not, are selected to receive this award.

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Public Service

Community service is inextricably linked to UCSF's mission of patient care, research and education and UCSF faculty, staff, students and trainees are actively engaged in public service in multiple local, regional and global settings. Each year this award recognizes and honors three individuals at UCSF—one faculty, one staff, one student/resident/postdoctoral scholar—who have demonstrated outstanding public service beyond the scope of their job, area of research, or training.

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Award for Diversity

This award recognizes exceptional leadership beyond the scope of an individual's job, area of research, or student training in furthering the goal of achieving greater ethnic diversity at UCSF.

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UCSF Medal

The UCSF Medal, initiated in 1975, replaces the granting of honorary degrees and is our most prestigious campus award. The recipients are honored at the annual UCSF Medal celebration.

The recipient of the UCSF Medal must have attained preeminence in an area encompassed by any of the missions of UCSF.

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For more information, please contact Suya Colorado-Caldwell at Suya.Colorado-Caldwell@ucsf.edu.

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