Mission Bay Hospital at night

The decision by the Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. Wade turns back our country’s clock by 50 years and is a devastating blow to human and reproductive rights. During the pandemic, maternal and pediatric health disparities among women and children of color have risen significantly.

Tray of cookies with the UCSF logo for staff appreciation and welcomes

A graduate of Saint Ignatius College Preparatory and Sonoma State University who went on to earn her MBA at Dominican University and a DEI certificate from UCSF, Leah Pimentel became the Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care’s first Director of DEI and Culture in January 2022. 

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The murder of George Floyd and subsequent national discussions about race galvanized the UCSF Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care’s commitment to fully executing on its vision for diversity, equity and inclusion.

UCSF researcher measures particles of Luciferin, a common chemical used in cancer research imaging that lights up a tumor and its genes

The world became aware of CRISPR about the time Alex Pérez, MD, PhD, began his graduate program in computer science and bioinformatics at Weill Cornell.