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.
Charting a Path Forward
Sam Hawgood delivered his fifth annual State of the University Address, titled "Commitment to the Community," on Oct. 30.
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                 

Featured News

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Faculty Ideas Inspire Record-Breaking Year for UCSF’s Campaign

In the year since announcing an ambitious, $5 billion fundraising campaign, UCSF has seen record-breaking generosity, inspired by faculty-led ideas to tackle some of the toughest problems in health and science.


Sam Hawgood shakes Byllye Avery's hand during UCSF Medals

2018 UCSF Medals Honor Luminaries in Health and Science

Three UCSF Medals – the University’s highest honor – went to pioneers in women’s health equity and pharmaceutical science, as well as a nationally renowned health care and policy leader.

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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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