July 21, 2011
UCSF Shuttle Safety Update
The UCSF community suffered a great loss this last week with the tragic accidental death of psychiatrist Kevin Mack, MD, MS. On behalf of our entire campus, I want to again convey my deepest condolences to Dr. Mack’s family, friends and colleagues.
July 21, 2011
Budget: Governor's May Revise
Governor Brown yesterday released his May budget revision, which serves as a mid-year update to his January budget proposal and is based on the state’s actual revenue to date. Although his update contained a glimmer of good news – state revenue is more than $6 billion above January’s projections – the future of the state’s budget remains uncertain.
May 12, 2011
Announcement: Executive Director, Global Health Sciences
I am pleased to announce the appointment of Jaime Sepúlveda, MD, MPH, DrSc, as Executive Director of UCSF Global Health Sciences. Dr. Sepúlveda is a world-renowned leader in public health, with extensive international experience and a record of tackling enormous public health issues with a measurable impact.
March 17, 2011
Call for nominations: 2011 Chancellor's Award for GLBT Leadership
I write to request nominations for the Chancellor’s Award for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and/or Transgender (GLBT) Leadership. This award recognizes contributions to the advancement of the GLBT communities at UCSF. The nomination form, award criteria, and a list of prior recipients are available online. Three individuals—one faculty/academic, one staff, and one student/resident/postdoctoral scholar—will be selected to receive this award at a special ceremony on Monday, June 13, 2011. Individuals who meet one or more of the award criteria—whether or not they are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender—are eligible to be nominated.