• June 1, 2016

    Our Thoughts Are with the UCLA Community

    Dear Members of the UCSF Community:

    I extend our collective condolences to the members of the UCLA community, who experienced a tragic act of violence this morning. The shock of such an event is felt most immediately and deeply at UCLA but affects the entire UC system. Our heartfelt thoughts go to the families and friends of those killed.

    We are encouraged to hear that UCLA’s emergency alert and lockdown protocols were implemented effectively. Such events also serve as an important reminder that we all have a role in ensuring the safety and security of our community here at UCSF. A series of safety and security town halls is scheduled for the month of June.

    I urge you to do your part:

  • May 25, 2016

    Update: UCSF Safety and Security

    Dear Members of the UCSF Community,

    The safety and security of everyone who works, studies, receives care, and visits UC San Francisco is of paramount importance to us. We are writing to provide you with an update about the work and efforts underway to identify more ways to protect our community and proactively address security concerns based, in part, on the feedback received from your calls and emails.

  • April 26, 2016

    $185 Million Gift to Launch UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences

    Dear Colleagues,

    UCSF is delighted to have received its largest single gift ever: a $185 million donation from Sanford I. “Sandy” Weill and Joan Weill to launch the UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences. This new institute will provide resources to our neuroscience researchers and physicians to advance our knowledge and treatment options for diseases affecting the brain and nervous system, including psychiatric disorders.

  • March 17, 2016

    U.S. News & World Report's 2017 Best Graduate Schools guide and rankings

    Dear Colleagues, I am pleased to share the news that the UCSF schools of medicine, nursing, and pharmacy received top rankings nationally in this year’s U.S. News & World Report survey of best graduate schools, with all ranked in the top three schools in the nation—positions they have held for many years.

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