Award for Public Service

Award Description
Community service is inextricably linked to UCSF's mission of patient care, research and education and UCSF faculty, staff, students and trainees are actively engaged in public service in multiple local, regional and global settings. Each year this award recognizes and honors three individuals at UCSF—one faculty, one staff, one student/resident/postdoctoral scholar—who have demonstrated outstanding public service beyond the scope of their job, area of research, or training.

Eligibility Requirements for Nomination
Nominees must meet the following eligibility requirements:

Selection Criteria
Nominees will be evaluated per the following criteria:

Additionally, a recipient of the Chancellor's Award for Public Service may also be selected to receive the Thomas N. Burbridge or the Edison T. Uno Public Service Award (click below on these awards for further information.)

Criteria for the Burbridge Award
Involvement in public service activities that specifically promote and bring about equal education and employment opportunities, civil rights, and social justice.

Criteria for the Uno Award
Involvement in a minimum of two unrelated public service activities with social, political, or civic groups that promote human rights and bring about social change.

Required Nomination Materials
Please submit a nomination packet electronically or in hard copy by February 17, 2014, containing the following documents:


Nomination Form
—fillable PDF 

Award Recipients

Thomas N. Burbridge Award and Edison T. Uno Awards