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, 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

Meet the 2020 UCSF Medal Recipients

The UCSF Medal – the University's highest honor – goes to three national leaders, all of whom have advanced diversity and inclusion, including through mentorship that's helped place more underrepresented voices in the sciences.

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Chancellor's Statement on Addressing Racism

"The Chancellor’s Cabinet will be taking deliberate steps over the next two months to establish a campus-level response to structural racism and how its associated issues affect our UCSF community," Sam Hawgood says.


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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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