Meet Sam Hawgood
A renowned neonatologist, scientist and educator, Sam Hawgood has a career at UCSF that’s spanned more than 30 years, taking the helm of the University in 2014.
Learning from the Next Generation
Sam and Jane Hawgood invited first-year students to a food truck social at their home on Oct. 4, where they got to hear what drives this new generation of scientists and health professionals.
Driving UCSF’s Mission
Chancellor awards recognize individuals who work tirelessly to advance our core mission areas, while demonstrating a strong dedication to community and diversity.

“UCSF is a destination for diverse ideas, an engine of unparalleled innovation, and a fertile ground for scientific discoveries that are illuminating the mysteries of life.

As Chancellor, I've vowed to champion this special, collaborative culture and empower our people to advance health worldwide.”

— Sam Hawgood, MBBS                 

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2018 Diversity Award winners with Dan Lowenstein

2018 Chancellor Diversity Awards Recognize Work to Advance Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Ten awardees were honored with 2018 UCSF Chancellor Diversity Awards for their innovative efforts to advance diversity, equity and inclusion in their fields and in the wider community.


Sam Hawgood walks on the stage at State of the University

Community Commitment Headlines 2018 State of the University

UCSF has a “social and moral responsibility” to get involved in its communities by addressing health disparities, enabling access to science education and tackling homelessness, among other ways, Chancellor Sam Hawgood said.

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Solving the Hardest Problems in Health

The Chancellor has launched UCSF: The Campaign, an ambitious fundraising effort aimed at tackling the most complex biomedical questions of our day by focusing on three grand challenges.

1Decoding Life to Improve Health

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2Leveraging Discovery to Revolutionize Care

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3Partnering to Achieve Health Equity

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