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

Sam Hawgood, Barbara French, Keith Yamamoto walking in front of U.S. Capitol

UCSF Strongly Opposes Homeland Security's 'Public Charge' Proposal

Chancellor Hawgood submitted a letter to DHS, saying the proposal to expand the definition of “public charge" related to legal immigration would negatively impact public health, health care delivery and training.


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.

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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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