Sam Hawgood

UC Regents Confirm Sam Hawgood as Chancellor

Sam Hawgood was confirmed as UCSF's 10th chancellor in a unanimous vote by the UC Board of Regents. "As chancellor," he said in his acceptance speech, "I will have both the opportunity and indeed the obligation to provide forward-looking leadership and make UCSF a model for the country at a time of such great opportunity in the health sciences."

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Chuck Feeney

UCSF's No. 1 Donor Honored
Chuck Feeney, after decades of anonymous and stealth philanthropy, has been caught in the spotlight by earning a Forbes 400 Lifetime Achievement Award. Through his philanthropic arm The Atlantic Philanthropies, Feeney is UCSF's single greatest benefactor, giving more than a quarter of a billion dollars over the years.


A Diagnosis Just in Time
A mysterious ailment sent an active teenage boy into a medically induced coma, and no one could figure out the cause. As precious time passed, a team at UC San Francisco employed advanced DNA sequencing technology to find a needle-in-the-haystack answer. What they found led them to a life-saving, and surprisingly simple, treatment.

Alumni Weekend

Alumni Weekend Celebration
More than 2,000 people attended Alumni Weekend, making it the most successful alumni event in UCSF history. Now in its third year, Alumni Weekend embodies a campus-wide concept called "OneUCSF," championed by former Chancellor and resident alumna Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH.


Mission Bay Kick-Off Celebration
Mission Bay Kick-Off Celebration

Join us for the The Hard Hat Walk and Lights On Festival, on Saturday, September 6
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Only UCSF 150 Years
Celebrating 150 Years in Health and Science

Dive into UCSF's rich history and promise for the future. Read More