Dear Colleagues:

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 Wednesday, June 9, 2010. 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.

I encourage you to take the time to nominate the outstanding individuals with whom you are associated who meet these criteria. Nominations must be returned by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, March 31, 2010 to the GLBT Leadership Award Committee, c/o Sharon Carman, either electronically via sharonc@chanoff.ucsf.edu, hard copy to Box 0402, or facsimile at 476-9634.

Sincerely,

Susan Desmond-Hellmann, M.D., M.P.H.
Chancellor