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
In a speech titled “Here and Now,” Sam Hawgood, MBBS, recapped his five years of leading the University during his annual State of the University Address.
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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UCSF’s Parnassus Heights Campus Plan to Enhance Neighborhood, Energize Health Sciences

UCSF has released its plan to transform its historic Parnassus Heights campus into a premier health sciences and community destination over several decades.

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UCSF Statement on Possible Deportation of UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Patient

UCSF is deeply alarmed by a change in federal immigration policy that jeopardizes the life of one of our patients.

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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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