Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann conveyed a sense of optimism, excitement and hope as she prepares to hand over the reins to Sam Hawgood, who was appointed to the interim post.
Chancellor Desmond-Hellmann has outlined five key priorities to guide UCSF in its pursuit of continued excellence. Read more
UCSF Medical Center and its health care professionals are consistently ranked among the nation’s best. When a patient needs complex treatment, UCSF is the place to go.
UCSF’s success is measured in part by the visible impact scientists and scholars make daily to improve health worldwide.
Providing a world-class education, UCSF attracts the best and brightest students, offering them a strong curriculum taught by professors who are experts in their fields.
UCSF strives to recruit and retain the very best employees by creating a supportive environment and cultivating strong and capable managers.
To achieve UCSF’s mission and vision, the University must have a well-run institution that prizes excellence across the enterprise.
University of California President Janet Napolitano on Jan. 24 announced the appointment of an advisory committee of university faculty, staff, students, alumni and foundation representatives to help in the national search for a new chancellor to lead UC San Francisco.
Leaders are exploring five key themes as they map the future of UCSF, fueled by ideas generated by an innovative campus gaming event.
UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann and her leadership team developed a three-year action plan with a vision for UCSF to become the world's preeminent health sciences innovator and five goals.
Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, is stepping down from her position as chancellor of UCSF at the end of March, to become the chief executive officer of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
In her recent appearance at TEDMED, Desmond-Hellmann shared lessons from her career as a practicing oncologist, head of product development at Genentech and the leader of a top university educating the next generation of clinicians in a 15-minute talk.
Janet Napolitano, the University of California’s newly appointed president, visited UCSF this week for the eighth stop of her “listening and learning” tour of all 10 campuses.