Paving the Way Toward A More Diverse, Equitable, and Inclusive UCSF for All

We're committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care.

 

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  • Read the UC Presidential Priorities Plan from University of California President Michael Drake
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UCSF community members gather at an outdoor day-time protest. A person in focus is holding a sign that reads,'Love gives us hope that change is  possible'.

The 16th Annual Chancellor's Leadership Forum on Diversity & Inclusion

Wednesday, March 13, 2024 | 12:00 – 1:00 PM

The forum provides a platform for community members to hear from senior leadership on diversity, equity, inclusion, accessibility, and anti-racism initiatives at UCSF. This year UC Irvine Chancellor Howard Gillman, PhD, will join the forum to discuss freedom of expression and academic freedom with Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS.

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UCSF Awarded NIH Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility (DEIA) Prize

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) Institutional Excellence in DEIA in Biomedical and Behavioral Research Prize Competition recognized UCSF among only 10 U.S. post-secondary education institutions with a $100,000 prize for "implementing strategies to enhance DEIA in research environments."

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Don Woodson, Assistant Vice Chancellor and Director of CSEO, and UCSF Pathway Programs Manager Angel-Max Guerrero
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Don Woodson, Assistant Vice Chancellor and Director of CSEO, and UCSF Pathway Programs Manager Angel-Max Guerrero

Host an Intern: SFUSD and OUSD Paid High School Summer Internships at UCSF

Deadline: February 16, 2024

UCSF seeks departments to host underrepresented high school students from San Francisco Unified School District (SFUSD) and Oakland Unified School District (OUSD) who are interested in learning about the health sciences. Interns are paid by the school districts. Contact UCSF Pathway Programs Manager, Angel-Max Guerrero, to learn more.

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UCSF Police Accountability Board Creates New Resource Website

The UCSF Police Accountability Board (PAB), dedicated to promoting accountability, trust, safety, and transparency within UCSF and the UCSF Police Department, has launched its new website. The site provides information about the PAB as well as a secure and convenient way for the community to submit concerns or complaints about UCSF Police Department.

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Diversity, Equity, Inclusion & Belonging Report 2022-2023

The report showcases some of the outstanding accomplishments in the areas of anti-racism and other foundational diversity, equity, and inclusion programs across our campus and health system.

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Anti-Racism & Racial Healing Webinars & Resources

UCSF Anti-Racism Initiative

As an organization dedicated to improving health, UCSF has committed itself to dismantling structural racism and the impact of bias. We launched the Anti-Racism Initiative to advance equity and justice in our community. Our anti-racism efforts are focused on seven major areas of work.

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Anti-Racism & Racial Healing Webinars & Resources
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Malcolm John, MD, MPH
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Malcolm John, MD, MPH

Malcolm John, MD, MPH Receives the Chancellor Award for Public Service

The Office of Diversity and Outreach congratulates Malcolm John, who has demonstrated a deep commitment to reducing health care disparities and promoting health equity, and has forged trusting and productive relationships with under-resourced and disadvantaged communities throughout San Francisco.

Our Year by the Numbers

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62.5%

of the UCSF community identifies as female. 32.6% identifies as male. 4.9% are unknown.

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35,111

Completed Foundations of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Training
as of June 2023

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4,987

Students Directly Served
2022-2023 academic year

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9,679

Participated in UCSF Campus Climate and Anti-Racism events

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Our Units & Programs

The Office of Diversity and Outreach has been leading the University’s efforts to create a culture of inclusion and equity for all. We accomplish our work by serving as a central resource on campus for our internal and external community members highlighting news and programming that foster a collaborative culture.

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Education & Training

Explore the free education and training we offer the UCSF community on topics of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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Read our newsletters to see current events and resources about anti-racism, diversity, equity, and inclusion work at UCSF.
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