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To meet the challenges of our times, building a more diverse and culturally competent healthcare workforce is essential.

URI students in class

Increasing the pipeline of under-represented in medicine (URM) students at the UCSF School of Medicine is critical to our mission to serve our communities and advance health worldwide. 

Matthieu Legrand, MD, PhD

Matthieu Legrand, MD, PhD, who has been a principal investigator on numerous traditional clinical trials, believes in their value.

Top of windows in lobby of UCSF Children's Hospital San Francisco

As legalization spreads, researchers scramble to understand long-term impacts.