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UCSF Medical Center in Mission Bay. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

$500M gifted to UCSF is largest donation ever

The University of California San Francisco (UCSF) received its largest ever donation…

 

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Teens who smoke more likely to use alcohol and other drugs

Ninety-six percent of young smokers in San Francisco have used at least two…

 

UCSF Medical Center in Mission Bay. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

UCSF receives $50M gift to support ‘unconventional’ research

UCSF has received a gift of $50 million, to assist select junior…

 

(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

UCSF releases new study results on veterans’ psychological trauma

A study of 26 California veterans by UCSF has shown new connections…

(Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
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Instead of candy, UCSF says consider handing out toys on Halloween

Doctors, kids and parents spoke out at UC San Francisco on Wednesday…

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A planned research facility at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital is expected to have an impact on existing parking. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)

UCSF, city finalizing lease agreement for new research facility

A proposal to build a UC San Francisco research facility at Zuckerberg…

A planned research facility at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital is expected to have an impact on existing parking. (Mike Koozmin/2015 S.F. Examiner)
A new study released Wednesday by UC San Francisco says those who experience trauma during childhood are more likely to struggle with issues like depression and even homelessness as adults. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

UCSF study examines link between childhood adversities, homelessness

Negative childhood experiences like abuse or neglect are largely associated with the…

A new study released Wednesday by UC San Francisco says those who experience trauma during childhood are more likely to struggle with issues like depression and even homelessness as adults. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
New Generation Health Center is set to close at the end of July after losing grant funding last year and because it is also seismically unstable. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special  to S.F. Examiner)

Free health clinic serving low-income, minority youths in Potrero Hill slated for closure

Stakeholders will meet next week to discuss the impending closure of a…

New Generation Health Center is set to close at the end of July after losing grant funding last year and because it is also seismically unstable. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special  to S.F. Examiner)
A group of UC San Francisco professors, medical students and activists, discussed Wednesday the issues involving race, poverty and access in health care at a panel at the university’s Parnassus campus. (Nashelly Chavez/Special to S.F. Examiner)

UCSF panel highlights nationwide health disparities, social injustices

In her early years on the air, broadcast journalist Soledad O’Brien covered…

A group of UC San Francisco professors, medical students and activists, discussed Wednesday the issues involving race, poverty and access in health care at a panel at the university’s Parnassus campus. (Nashelly Chavez/Special to S.F. Examiner)
Supervisor Jane Kim speaks in support of the Chinese-American hospital workers at UC San Francisco, who were reportedly fired after organizing for higher wages, during a news conference on Tuesday at City Hall. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

City leaders decry alleged unfair firing of janitors from UCSF

City leaders voiced support Tuesday for UC San Francisco subcontracted janitors who…

Supervisor Jane Kim speaks in support of the Chinese-American hospital workers at UC San Francisco, who were reportedly fired after organizing for higher wages, during a news conference on Tuesday at City Hall. (Ekevara Kitpowsong/Special to S.F. Examiner)

UCSF homicide suspect charged with murder, domestic violence

Prosecutors filed felony charges late Tuesday afternoon against the man who allegedly…

UCSF study shows e-cigarettes may not help quit smoking after all

Electronic cigarettes may not actually help smokers quit smoking cigarettes after all,…

Woman killed at UCSF Parnassus campus

A 60-year-old woman was stabbed to death during a domestic violence dispute…

UCSF Medical Center in Mission Bay. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)

UCSF suspends living donor program for kidney transplants after patient death

UC San Francisco, which offers one of the largest kidney transplant programs…

UCSF Medical Center in Mission Bay. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner file photo)
The proposed Warriors arena in Mission Bay is located at Third and 16th streets. Courtesy rendering

Mission Bay Alliance files complaint against UCSF for agreement over Warriors arena

A group of former UC San Francisco leaders have filed a legal…

The proposed Warriors arena in Mission Bay is located at Third and 16th streets. Courtesy rendering
The Warriors have proposed an arena at an 11-acre site in Mission Bay. (Courtesy rendering)

Warriors win after Mission Bay arena appeal rejected

The Golden State Warriors’ winning streak moved Tuesday from the basketball court…

The Warriors have proposed an arena at an 11-acre site in Mission Bay. (Courtesy rendering)

UCSF, UC Hastings team up to develop new campus housing for students, faculty

Nearly 1,000 new homes for UC San Francisco and UC Hastings College…

The proposed Warriors arena in Mission Bay is located at Third and 16th streets. Courtesy rendering

Mission Bay Alliance urges UCSF to dissolve Warriors arena agreement

The Mission Bay Alliance group that opposes building a Warriors arena in…

The proposed Warriors arena in Mission Bay is located at Third and 16th streets. Courtesy rendering
Dr. Paul Volberding, who treated The City's first HIV and AIDS patients at San Francisco General Hospital in the early 1980s, has been named director of the amfAR Institute for HIV Cure Research that seeks to cure HIV in the next five years. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

New $20 million SF institute bolsters effort to cure HIV

When Dr. Paul Volberding began treating San Francisco’s first HIV and AIDS…

Dr. Paul Volberding, who treated The City's first HIV and AIDS patients at San Francisco General Hospital in the early 1980s, has been named director of the amfAR Institute for HIV Cure Research that seeks to cure HIV in the next five years. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Lobby of the new San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

SFGH prepares to open new $1 billion trauma center

Staff members this week were putting final touches on the new $1…

Lobby of the new San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)