• January 28, 2017

    Guidance re: President’s Executive Order on Immigration

    Dear Members of the UCSF Community,

    I write to inform you that UCSF leadership is actively engaged with the UC Office of the President to comprehend the implications of President Trump’s executive order on immigration and determine all options available to protect the well-being of every member of our community. I also want to immediately distribute to you the following communication that we received this morning from the Office of UC President Janet Napolitano.


    Guidance for the UC Community on the Executive Order Affecting Visa Processes and Entry into the United States

  • January 27, 2017

    ZSFG: Update and call to action

    Dear UCSF Community Members:

    Thank you for your outstanding response to the messages sent from both Executive Vice Chancellor Dan Lowenstein and me last month urging your support of the UCSF research and academic building at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (ZSFG). Today, I write to provide you with an update and a renewed call to action.

    On Wednesday, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors Budget & Finance Committee reviewed the Ground Lease and the Lease Development and Disposition Agreement for the proposed research facility and forwarded the item to the entire Board for its consideration on Tuesday, January 31.

  • January 12, 2017

    Unprecedented Gift to UCSF Honors Helen Diller

    Dear Members of the UCSF Community,

    The new year has brought us extraordinary news: We have received a $500 million gift – the largest in our history – in the name of one of our most cherished friends, the late Helen Diller.

    The Helen Diller Foundation granted these funds in honor and remembrance of Helen’s lifelong dedication to education and in later years, to health science. The gift is one of the largest ever made to a U.S. university, and we are humbled and honored to receive it.

  • December 20, 2016

    Season’s Greetings from Chancellor Sam Hawgood

    Dear Members of the UCSF Community,

    As we reflect on our accomplishments of 2016, I thank you for your contributions to making UC San Francisco a beacon of healing and hope.

    We all play a part and can take pride in our mission of advancing health worldwide – whether treating patients, uncovering new scientific knowledge, teaching future life sciences leaders or doing the important work that supports these efforts. UCSF is the leading university it is today because of your dedication and drive.

    I invite you to read about some of the highlights of 2016 in UCSF’s Year in Review, which includes an interactive timeline of our milestones. View the stories here: http://tiny.ucsf.edu/yearinreview2016

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