Events

May 2017

Monday, May 1

Funding Opportunities through the UCSF Pepper Center

The UCSF Pepper Center is offering several $30k career development awards and research pilot awards related to improving care for older adults. Read more...

Common Good 2017 Health Technology Innovation Conference

The 6th Annual Health Technology Forum Innovation Conference explores health and wellness enhancements made possible through technology and implementation of...

Promoting Culturally Competent Patient-Centered Care in the VA: Findings from Mental Health Provider Focus Groups

Learning objectives Gain an understanding of common challenges that mental health providers may experience when exploring the socio-cultural identities of...

Take Charge of Your Career: Getting Started (April/May)

Note: This program is for Students & Postdocs only Registration is required (Click HERE to register) Students & Postdocs: Would you like to plan your...

Housing and Preterm Birth: Community-Academic Partnership for Research and Action

Appetizers: 4:30PM | Collaboratory: 5-7:00PM | CME Credit Available* Community-academic partnerships are fundamental to the pursuit of research done...

Speaker Series: Building Companies from Exceptional Science, Robert Nelsen

Robert Nelsen, Cofounder and Managing Director of Arch Venture Partners, is responsible for many of the most exciting investments in life sciences. Recent...

UCSF Dental Free Screenings (X-rays Included)

Come in for a quick screening! If you qualify for a patient of the licensure exam, you will be able to receive free fillings and deep cleanings.

Tuesday, May 2

Common Good 2017 Health Technology Innovation Conference

The 6th Annual Health Technology Forum Innovation Conference explores health and wellness enhancements made possible through technology and implementation of...

Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Presentation: Bay Area Lecturer Series: "U.S. vs. John W. Hinckley, Jr.: The Case That Changed American Psychiatry" Speaker: Alan W. Newman, MD Chair,...

RTP Senior Talk

Speaker: Inti Flores, MD ---------- About RTP Senior Talks: These presentations are academic events and are for a professional audience only. The...

Science Communication: What are my options?

Note: This program is for UCSF Students & Postdocs only Registration is required (click HERE to register) Students & Postdocs: Would you like to understand...

Application Materials Clinic - CVs for Residency - Medical Student Edition

Note: Registration is required Description: Medical students, need help writing your CV for your MSPE? Wondering how to stand out as an applicant?...

CCMBM Skeletal Biology Core - Mechanical Testing Workshop

Come learn how you can use UCSF's Skeletal Biology and Biomechanics Core to answer your musculoskeletal research questions. We will cover fundamentals of...

Memory and Aging Center Tuesday Lecture

Journal Club “Selected Studies on Improvisational Artistic Creativity” Michael Erkkinen, MD Behavioral Neurology Fellow “Education, Hippocampus and...

Surgical Innovations Meeting - Mission Bay

Topic: Silo bag for gastroschisis Presenter: Sunghoon Kim, MD & Olajire Idowu, MD, UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland ...

UCSF Osher Mini Medical School for the Public: Move Better, Feel Better: What Can Physical Therapy Do For You?

The UCSF Osher Mini Medical School for the Public is designed to provide members of the community the opportunity to see and hear what goes on every day in...

Wednesday, May 3

UCSF Osher Mini Medical School for the Public: Wilderness Medicine: Avoiding and Managing Outdoor Medical Emergencies

The UCSF Osher Mini Medical School for the Public is designed to provide members of the community the opportunity to see and hear what goes on every day in...

Surgical Innovations Meeting - Parnassus

Topic: Vertical lighting innovations in surgery Presenter: Jorge Albertal, MD, CEO, Surgis Medical ...

Breast Oncology Program Seminar

Valerie Weaver, PhD, UCSF "The tissue stroma enhances progesterone signaling to increase breast cancer risk by activating RANKL"

Introduction to Open Refine

Got messy data? Open Refine is a powerful, free open-source software tool for cleaning and transforming data in a way that is easy to reproduce. If you have...

Inquiry Symposium 2017

Inquiry Symposium is an annual digital scientific poster presentation for students of all four UCSF schools. This event is co-sponsored by Pathways to...

Spring Hump Day: Health and Alcohol: Figuring Out What Works for You

When is alcohol good for us, and when's it bad? How much is OK and how much is too much? Join Thomas Richards, MD, and John Tighe, LCSW, for a presentation...

Cultural Psychiatry Workshop

The focus for this year's workshop is structural inequalities and mental health. Keynote Speaker: Dr. Seth Holmes, Associate Professor of Medical...

Dealing With Science Denial and Why I Don't Call It That Anymore

Join us for an interactive talk by Ann Reid, executive director of the National Center for Science Education (NCSE). Surveys consistently show that about...

Empowering Healthcare with Advanced Data Science

DESCRIPTION About the Course: The healthcare domain is now being transformed by data-driven discovery and prediction. Professionals working in healthcare...

Wellness Wednesdays: Paint Nite

A healing and nurturing space using the mediums of the creative arts to rejuvenate and persist. RSVP: tinyurl.com/wellnesspaint This event is part of...

UCSF Dental Free Screenings (X-rays Included)

Come in for a quick screening! If you qualify for a patient of the licensure exam, you will be able to receive free fillings and deep cleanings.

Thursday, May 4

Knitting Gathering

Make hats, scarves and more. No experience necessary. Yarn and needles provided. Held at the Cancer Resource Center — just drop in.

Chairman Truck and Little Green Cyclo Food Trucks at Nelson Rising Lane

The Chairman Truck and Little Green Cyclo food trucks are serving lunch from 11am to 2pm today. The trucks are parked on Nelson Rising Lane in Mission Bay....

Restorative Movement/Feldenkrais for People with Cancer

The Feldenkrais Method® -- Awareness Through Movement The Feldenkrais Method is a revolutionary approach to fitness and health that is rapidly gaining...

24the Annual Alice Hamilton Lecture

The 24th Annual Alice Hamilton Lecture will be held on Thursday, May 4, 2017, from 12:00 - 1:00 pm. The lecture on "The Occupational Health of Immigrant...

Chancellor's Concert Series

Roger Woodward, piano J.S. Bach: Chromatic Fantasia and Fugue in D minor, BWV 903 J.S. Bach: Partita No. 2 in C minor, BWV 826 Looking for a place to relax...

Annual AOA/GHC Lecture with Alice Chen: "Physician Leadership: Bending Towards Justice"

One of the heroes of San Francisco’s safety net, Dr. Alice H. Chen, will be giving the annual Gold-Headed Cane/AOA lecture on Thursday, May 4th at 1PM in...

Healthcare Startup Accelerator: Plug–and-Play Meet-and-Greet Session

The Clinical Innovation Center and the Center for Digital Health Innovation are cohosting a meet-and-greet event with the Plug-and-Play Accelerator. The goal...

UCSF Diabetes & Obesity Research Seminar Series

Gaetano Faleo, PhD Associate Specialist | Tang Lab UCSF Division of Transplant Surgery Presentation title: "Mitigating ischemic injury of...

UCSF Osher Mini Medical School for the Public: Conversations with UCSF Authors: Inspiration and Expertise

The UCSF Osher Mini Medical School for the Public is designed to provide members of the community the opportunity to see and hear what goes on every day in...

Friday, May 5

Memory and Aging Center Grand Rounds

“Tau Prions: A structure-based understanding of neurodegenerative diseases” Marc Diamond, MD Director, Center for Alzheimer's and Neurodegenerative...

CLCA & Makers Lab Present: Mexican Tin Art

Join Chicanx Latinx Campus Association & the Makers Lab for a workshop on Mexican tin art. One of the least known, most versatile, and most beautiful...

Mexican Tin Art Workshop

Jion the Campus Latinx Chicanx Association for a special workshop making Mexican tin art at Kalmanovitz Library Friday May 5, 2017.

Friday Cancer Center Seminar

Iswar Hariharan, PhD, Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, UC Berkeley >view speaker profile Title TBA > live stream for UCSF viewers starts at...

Monday, May 8

What We See, Do, and Teach When We See One, Do One, Teach One: A View from Design Research on Mathematical Cognition

Led by: Dor Abrahamson, PhD UC Berkeley Discussants: Courtney Green, MD and Emily Huang, MD, MEd What does it mean to be skilled in the enactment of a...

A Microbiologist’s Journey to Outer Space

NASA Astronaut Kathleen "Kate" Rubin, PhD, will discuss her journey to the International Space Station (ISS). Her previous research at the Whitehead...

UCSF Dental Free Screenings (X-rays Included)

Come in for a quick screening! If you qualify for a patient of the licensure exam, you will be able to receive free fillings and deep cleanings.

eClub: Rachel Haurwitz, PhD, From Academic the Lab to CRISPR company CEO

Rachel Hauritz, PhD, Cofounder, President and CEO, Caribou Biosciences. Rachel was doing PhD research on CRISPR in Jennifer Doudna’s lab at Berkeley before...

Tuesday, May 9

Advanced Training in Clinical Research (ATCR) Certificate Program

ATCR is a four academic quarter (Summer, Fall, Winter, Spring) program providing detailed instruction in the methods of clinical research and ongoing...

Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Presentation: Distinguished Visiting Lecturer Series: "Ethical Considerations in Psychiatric Research" Speaker: Laura Roberts, MD, MA Chair and Katharine...

RTP Senior Talk

Presentation: Family-Based Therapy for Adolescents With Anorexia Nervosa Speaker: Melissa Hopkins, MD ---------- About RTP Senior Talks: These...

Diary of a Reluctant Dreamer with Alberto Ledesma

CLCA cordially invites you to join us for a book talk with Dr. Alberto Ledesma. Dr. Ledesma's Diary of a Reluctant Dreamer is a hybrid memoir made up of...

UCSF Endometriosis Center's Spring Journal Club

Please join us for the discussion of two articles this session: "New developments in the medical treatment of endometriosis" "Surgery for endometriosis:...

Office Hours: Research Hacks with Peggy Tahir

If you are a beginning to advanced researcher of any kind (faculty, student, or staff), then these office hour sessions are for you. Get a customized...

Biochem Tuesday Seminar - **Different Location**

Speaker: John Ellman Seminar Title: "Synthesis of Drug Relevant Compounds by C-H Functionalization and the Discovery of PTP Inhibitors" Host: Brian Shoichet

Lessons Learned from the Global HIV/AIDS Response: A Conversation with Dr. Alex Coutinho

Dr. Alex Coutinho has been at the forefront of the global HIV/AIDS fight leading organizations focused on vaccines and therapeutics; treatment, care and...

Memory and Aging Center Tuesday Lecture

Rabinovici Lab Research Update “AV1451-PET predicts the severity and the regional distribution of longitudinal atrophy in patients with AD” Renaud La...

Surgical Innovations Meeting - Mission Bay

Topic: Lamprey: A novel surgical soft tissue manipulation/retraction device Presenter: Austin Jordan, Sherman Wong, Michael Velez & Chetan Eleswarpu,...

Conquering Osteoporosis in our Community

Come enjoy a festive evening event near the waterfront in downtown San Francisco, featuring food and drink crafted for us by neighboring businesses. You will...

Conquering Osteoporosis via World-Class Care and Community Connections

Osteoporosis – Learn what our community can do to prevent and treat this common disease. From on-time screening, to advances in science, the UCSF community...

UCSF Osher Mini Medical School for the Public: Move Better, Feel Better: What Can Physical Therapy Do For You?

The UCSF Osher Mini Medical School for the Public is designed to provide members of the community the opportunity to see and hear what goes on every day in...

Wednesday, May 10

UCSF Osher Mini Medical School for the Public: Wilderness Medicine: Avoiding and Managing Outdoor Medical Emergencies

The UCSF Osher Mini Medical School for the Public is designed to provide members of the community the opportunity to see and hear what goes on every day in...

Post-Election Reform Perspective from Health Care Advisory Board

Surgery Grand Rounds Speakers: Chas Roades, Chief Research Officer Lisa Bielamowicz, MD, Chief Medical Officer The Advisory Board

IMFAR Preconference

"Measuring Meaningful Outcomes From School-Age to Adulthood" Guest speakers Len Abbeduto, PhD (UC Davis MIND Institute)Tony Charman, PhD (King's College...

Surgical Innovations Meeting - Parnassus

Topic: Innovation Pathway final presentation Presenter: Claire Graves, MD, UCSF surgery resident research fellow ...

  UCSF Clinical Data Colloquium

Join us for an informative half day event on the ins and outs of accessing, using and storing clinical data at UCSF! Attendees can expect to gain a broad...

UC Walks Day

Take some time for your wellness by taking a walk on May 10th for UC Walks Day. UCSF events will be held at Parnassus, Mission Bay, Mount Zion, Laurel...

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Presentation: Research and Integrated Care for Minority Youth and Families Speaker: Celia Lescano, PhD Research Associate Professor Depts. of Mental Health...

Spring Hump Day: Same-Sex Dating and Relationships for the UCSF Student

Does dating seem far from being simple or fun? Is it tough to make relationships work in the midst of academic work? Join Lindsey Brooks, PhD, and John...

Hospice: Myths & Facts

If you are like many of us, you are probably unclear around the details of hospice care. What exactly is hospice? Who pays for it? Do I need to go to a...

Search Skills Clinic

This skills clinic will help to build your expertise in searching PubMed, Embase, and beyond. Come by and get tips and tricks to improve your search...

2017 Faculty Research Lecture in Translational Science: Sarah Nelson, PhD

In selecting faculty to receive this award, the Senate recognizes the immense value of those who translate bench science to a bedside clinical practice...

Empowering Healthcare with Advanced Data Science

DESCRIPTION About the Course: The healthcare domain is now being transformed by data-driven discovery and prediction. Professionals working in healthcare...

Hellman Artist Workshop on Tango

Please join us for a yearlong series of drop-in workshops on learning how to tango and communicate without words. Homer and Cristina Ladas, the 2017 Hellman...

Howard Steinbach Lecture: "Spine MRI Symptom Correlation"

William Palmer, MD Director, Musculoskeletal Imaging and Intervention Mass General Hospital | Boston, MA William Palmer, M.D. has been Director of...

UCSF Dental Free Screenings (X-rays Included)

Come in for a quick screening! If you qualify for a patient of the licensure exam, you will be able to receive free fillings and deep cleanings.

Thursday, May 11

Bike to Work Day

More than one million Bay Area residents live within five miles of their workplaces, an ideal distance for bicycling. But, commuting to work only represents...

Knitting Gathering

Make hats, scarves and more. No experience necessary. Yarn and needles provided. Held at the Cancer Resource Center — just drop in.

ZSFG Bike to Work Day

ZSFG is participating in the City's celebration of Bike to Work Day. Georgina Arias, Transportation Officer for the Dean's Office, will be hosting a booth in...

Ace your Interview for Employment in Non-Academic Careers

Note: Registration is required (click HERE to register) *this program is for UCSF Students and Postdocs Description: Are you a postdoc or PhD student...

Emergency Medicine Grand Rounds

Professor Lee Wallis, MD, will present Grand Rounds at the emergency medicine residency conference on Thursday, May 11. His talk is titled “Improving...

Hongry Kong Food Truck at Nelson Rising Lane

The Hongry Kong food truck is bringing traditional Hong Kong style street food to Mission Bay. Try the traditional Kong-Bo with your choice of meat,...

Restorative Movement/Feldenkrais for People with Cancer

The Feldenkrais Method® -- Awareness Through Movement The Feldenkrais Method is a revolutionary approach to fitness and health that is rapidly gaining...

Trauma-Focused CBT for Complex Trauma

Speaker: Judith Cohen, MD Medical Director Center for Traumatic Stress in Children and Adolescents, Allegheny General Hospital; Professor of Psychiatry,...

Laurel Heights Annual Spring Craft Sale

The Laurel Heights Artisan Guild proudly presents the annual Spring Art & Craft Sale! Handmade arts and crafts from the LHAG and the UCSF community....

The Road to Integration: Community-Based Collaborative Care

Speaker: Curley L. Bonds, MD Professor and Chair of Psychiatry and Behavioral Medicine Charles R. Drew University Medical Director Didi Hirsch Mental Health...

UCSF Academic Senate Division Meeting

Meeting of the San Francisco Division – Challenges and Opportunities: Federal Funding and UCSF Endowments Ruth Greenblatt, MD, Chair Zoom Video Conference:...

A Conversation with John Milligan, CEO, Gilead Sciences

Gilead Sciences is a Bay Area titan, a life science leader known for its pipeline of antivirals and Hepatitis C therapeutics. Its CEO is John F. Milligan,...

UCSF Diabetes & Obesity Research Seminar Series

Simone Giacometti, PhD Postdoc| Bhushan Lab "RNA-Seq with one click!" and Matthew Maier Graduate Student | UCSF Xu lab “A role for a neuropeptide in...

UCSF Diabetes & Obesity Research Seminar Series

Simone Giacometti, PhD Postdoc | UCSF Bhushan Lab Presentation title: "RNA-Seq with One Click" Matthew Maier Specialist | UCSF Xu Lab Presentation title:...

Startup Connection

2017 Spring Startup Connection Join us and our partner Alexandria Real Estate for a mixer that brings together Mission Bay entrepreneurs with our local...

UCSF Osher Mini Medical School for the Public: Conversations with UCSF Authors: Inspiration and Expertise

The UCSF Osher Mini Medical School for the Public is designed to provide members of the community the opportunity to see and hear what goes on every day in...

Friday, May 12

Memory and Aging Center Grand Rounds

“Technology Meets Neuroscience: A Vision of the Future of Medicine” Adam Gazzaley, MD, PhD Professor of Neurology, Physiology, and Psychiatry at...

Integrative Medicine Research Lecture

May 12, 2017, 12:00 – 1:00 pm Why Depression Hurts: Interoception in Depression and Pain Irina Strigo, PhD

School of Nursing Full Faculty Meetings

May 12 (N217) *Note: Hot Topic Forum (12 - 1 PM) **Spring Headshot Opportunity! Get ready to refresh your profile**

Friday Cancer Center Seminar

William C Hahn, MD, PhD, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute >view speaker profile Title TBA > live stream for...

Saturday, May 13

School of Nursing Information Session

School of Nursing Information Session Join Us! Learn about programs and offerings at the UCSF School of Nursing. Hear from faculty and students directly at...

Monday, May 15

ADOS-2 Advanced/Research Training Workshop

The UCSF STAR (Service, Training, Advocacy & Research) Center for ASD and NDDs will be offering an advanced/research training workshop for the Autism...

Non-Academic Careers: CV/Resume Workshop for PhD's

Note: Registration is required. (click HERE to register) *this program is for UCSF students and postdocs Description: PhD students & postdocs: Need help...

Tobacco Policy Research Group Seminar

TPRG is a monthly seminar sponsored by Center for Tobacco Control Research & Education (CTCRE) for fellows and researchers to present new ideas and research...

Global Cancer Program Lecture Series

Addressing the enormous need for care in global cancer (and non-communicable diseases (NCDs)): From gap to vision to implementation Speaker: C. Norman...

Tuesday, May 16

ADOS-2 Advanced/Research Training Workshop

The UCSF STAR (Service, Training, Advocacy & Research) Center for ASD and NDDs will be offering an advanced/research training workshop for the Autism...

Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Presentation: Trainee Research Award Presentations: "Synaptic Function is Uniquely Associated With Delayed Recall Performance in Aging Adults" and...

Staff Assembly Meeting

The UCSF Staff Assembly is an association of more than 7,000 staff employees not represented by an exclusive bargaining agent. If you are a UCSF staff...

Success Series: How do you ally?

Success Series May 16th, 12-1pm in N-225: How do you ally? This workshop aims to explore the lifelong commitment of allyship and social justice. Utilizing...

Using LinkedIn and Introducing ucsfconnect - Science Communication Emphasis

Note: Registration required (click HERE to register) *this program is for UCSF students and postdocs Description: Learn how to use the online platform...

Work.Pump.Repeat. Creating a Breastfeeding Supportive Culture at Work with Activist Jessica Shortall

This event will be available via live stream video at myfamily.ucsf.edu at the time of the event. RSVP encouraged. Seating is limited. The first 50...

Computational Immunology Mini Course (BMS 270)

When: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:00 - 4:00 PM Where: Mission Hall 1401, except 5/18 and 5/23 in HD-160 (Bakar Auditorium) Website:...

Biochem Tuesday Seminar

Different speakers and hosts - check out the Department of Biochemistry website at http://biochemistry.ucsf.edu

Memory and Aging Center Tuesday Lecture

Works in Progress (WIP) Laurent Cleret de Langavant, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, GHBI Scholar “Dementia clusters in longitudinal population-based...

Surgical Innovations Meeting - Mission Bay

Topic: How are digital manufacturing tools transforming device development? Presenter: Kate Stephenson, PhD, Stanford University ...

Earl Miller Lecture "Magnetic Resonance Elastography: A New Touch in Medical Imaging"

Richard L. Ehman, MD Professor of Radiology and Blanche R. and Richard J. Erlanger Professor of Medical Research The Mayo Clinic, Rochester,...

Expecting Twins or More

Expecting Twins or More This one-day workshop is designed to give expectant parents basic information on raising twins or more including reassuring advice...

UCSF Osher Mini Medical School for the Public: Move Better, Feel Better: What Can Physical Therapy Do For You?

The UCSF Osher Mini Medical School for the Public is designed to provide members of the community the opportunity to see and hear what goes on every day in...

Wednesday, May 17

UCSF Osher Mini Medical School for the Public: Wilderness Medicine: Avoiding and Managing Outdoor Medical Emergencies

The UCSF Osher Mini Medical School for the Public is designed to provide members of the community the opportunity to see and hear what goes on every day in...

Surgical Innovations Grand Rounds

Surgical Innovations Update: New Projects & Program Developments Presenters: Shant Vartanian, MD, UCSF Department of Surgery & Merlin Larson, MD, UCSF...

ADOS-2 Advanced/Research Training Workshop

The UCSF STAR (Service, Training, Advocacy & Research) Center for ASD and NDDs will be offering an advanced/research training workshop for the Autism...

Surgical Innovations Meeting - Parnassus

Topic: Q&A with Grand Rounds speakers Presenters: Shant Vartanian, MD, UCSF Department of Surgery & Merlin Larson, MD, UCSF Department of Anesthesia ...

Breast Oncology Program Seminar

Galen Joseph, PhD; Barbara Koenig, PhD; Jennifer James, PhD, UCSF "Ethical and Social Issues in the Wisdom Clinical Trial: An Ethnographic Study"

Helen Nahm Research Lecture

Helen Nahm Research Lecture "Intensive Caring: Palliation of ICU Patient and Family Distress" by Dr. Kathleen Puntillo When: Wednesday, May 17 ...

Jure Leskovec presents Scaled computation & inferential methods in biomedicine: Machine learning for biomedical applications

ICHS Seminar Series presents Jure Leskovec Associate Professor of Computer Science, Stanford University Chief Scientist, Pinterest Jure’s research...

Bringing Moneyball to Medicine:               Turning Health Care Organizations into Learning Health Systems

Dr. Andrew Bindman is Professor of Medicine, Epidemiology & Biostatistics, and an affiliated faculty member within the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health...

Caffé Central Customer Appreciation Party

Caffé Central is celebrating two years of serving the UCSF community in the library with a customer appreciation party! The first 200 visitors will receive...

UCSF Spring Core Fair - Mission Bay

Representatives from cores from across campus will be on hand to answer questions and to provide information on the various services they provide. This...

Basic 3D Design & Modeling with Tinkercad

Want to create your own models to 3D print in the Makers Lab? Do you have little to no experience with 3D modeling, but have something you would like to...

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Presentation: CAP-1 Clinical Conference: "Psychosocial Assessments in Pre-Transplant Candidates" Speaker: Allanceson Smith, MD First-Year Child & Adolescent...

OCPD/WILS: Managing your Research Collaboration

Note: Registration required (click HERE to register) Description: Have you ever wondered how to get things done properly and efficiently in an intricate...

A- ADOS Training Workshop

Vanessa Hus Bal, PhD, is offering a 1½-day Adapted ADOS (A-ADOS) workshop on Wednesday, May 17 (afternoon) and Thursday May 18(all day), 2017. The...

Life Theater Sexual Harassment Training

All UC employees are required to complete Sexual Harassment training to comply with both UC and State mandates. Life Theater is an Emmy Award Winning,...

GME College

Presentation: The Dreaded "F" Word: Understanding Why Feedback Fails Speakers: Erick Hung, MD Kathy Julian, MD ----- About the GME College: The GME...

 Parnassus Quarterly Community Meeting

Join us at our quarterly community meeting to discuss multiple construction projects at the Parnassus campus.

Thursday, May 18

Knitting Gathering

Make hats, scarves and more. No experience necessary. Yarn and needles provided. Held at the Cancer Resource Center — just drop in.

A- ADOS Training Workshop

Vanessa Hus Bal, PhD, is offering a 1½-day Adapted ADOS (A-ADOS) workshop on Wednesday, May 17 (afternoon) and Thursday May 18(all day), 2017. The...

Train UP Mini

Note: Registration is required (Click HERE to register) The TRAIN-UP Mini (Introduction To Mentoring) program consists of 1-half day workshop for UCSF, SRTP...

Chairman Truck Serving Lunch at Nelson Rising Lane

For the Chairman Truck food truck, it's all about the buns! Their food is inspired by the original street food of Asia - it's bold, spicy, unique, fast and...

PubMed Class @ ZSFG

Do you want to improve your PubMed searching? This class is for PubMed users who would like to learn tips to spend less time searching and achieve better...

Restorative Movement/Feldenkrais for People with Cancer

The Feldenkrais Method® -- Awareness Through Movement The Feldenkrais Method is a revolutionary approach to fitness and health that is rapidly gaining...

Digital Accessibility Awareness and Introduction to Diversity and Inclusion

Digital Accessibility Awareness (11:30-12:00PM) UCSF’s IT department is sponsoring a free Digital Accessibility demonstration to celebrate Global...

National Women's Health Week 2017

Celebrate Women's Health at Every Age! Join us! Be Active! Dance with ZumbaRide the Spin Art BikeMove with Hula HoopsEat Healthy! Grab a 'B on the Go'...

Chancellor's Concert Series

Melissa Kleinbart, violin, Tanya Tomkins, cello Eric Zivian, piano Schubert: Piano Trio in E at major, D.929, Op. 100 Looking for a place to relax on your...

Genomics, Precision Medicine, and Population Health Benefit: Addressing Bias in Discovery and Translation

Genomics, Precision Medicine, and Population Health Benefit: Addressing Bias in Discovery and Translation Presented by: Malia Fullerton, D.Phil Associate...

Live Screen-Reader Website Reviews FREE on Global Accessibility Awareness Day

The IT department is sponsoring a free Digital Accessibility Clinic for Staff and Faculty to assist in meeting UCSF policy and federal laws regarding...

Computational Immunology Mini Course (BMS 270)

When: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:00 - 4:00 PM Where: Mission Hall 1401, except 5/18 and 5/23 in HD-160 (Bakar Auditorium) Website:...

Introduction to Biostatistics

Join the HDFCCC Biostatistics Core for an introductory lecture on Biostatistics: Study designHypothesis testing (sample size & power)Statistical tests...

Ending "RACEISM": Why Defeating Racism Requires the Repudiation of Race – the Civic Role of Science and Scientists

Dr. Carlos Hoyt, presenter, is the author of The Arc of a Bad Idea: Understanding and Transcending Race (Oxford University Press, 2016) and an assistant...

UCSF Diabetes & Obesity Research Seminar Series

Steven A. Wisel, MD, BS Resident | Research Fellow UCSF Department of Surgery | Tang Lab Presentation Title: "Optimization of a Polycaprolactone (PCL)...

Programming and Pizza: Python/R

Learning Python or R? Need dedicated practice time where you can ask questions? Like pizza? This 1.5-hour work session is designed to give people a chance to...

Quality of Maternal and Neonatal Care: Simple Things that Make a Difference

Please join us Thursday, May 18 for our next Collaboratory: "Quality of maternal and neonatal care: simple things that make a difference." Featuring:...

UCSF Osher Mini Medical School for the Public: Conversations with UCSF Authors: Inspiration and Expertise

The UCSF Osher Mini Medical School for the Public is designed to provide members of the community the opportunity to see and hear what goes on every day in...

Friday, May 19

CFAR HIV Vaccine Symposium

Final Program In Progress Keynote: Louis Picker, MD Title TBDOther speakers include: Galit Alter (Ragon), Dan Barouch (Harvard), Nicole Frahm (Fred Hutch),...

Memory and Aging Center Grand Rounds

“The Feeling of What Happens: A Poet’s Ironies and a Daughter’s Reflections on Dementia” Sharon Kaufman, PhD UCSF School of Nursing ...

CSRTP Day With an Expert

Presentation: Technology and Mental Health Care: The Promise and the Challenge Speaker: Patricia Arean, PhD Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral...

Upcycle Your Paper Part 2: Stretch Bracelets

Learn to make an easy slip-on bracelet with elastic string, using paper beads. If you made paper beads in the pop-up workshop in March, bring them - or...

Friday Cancer Center Seminar

Benjamin Neel, MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Medicine, NYU School of Medicine; Director, Laura & Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center >view speaker...

Saturday, May 20

UCSF Programming Workshop: Beginning R or Python

Course Overview This event, brought to you by the UCSF Library Data Science Initiative and UCSF Institute for Computational Health Sciences, is an...

UCSF Annual Free Skin Cancer Screening

In honor of National Skin Cancer Prevention and Detection Month, please join the UCSF Department of Dermatology for a free skin cancer screening. Skin...

Sunday, May 21

UCSF Programming Workshop: Beginning R or Python

Course Overview This event, brought to you by the UCSF Library Data Science Initiative and UCSF Institute for Computational Health Sciences, is an...

Monday, May 22

DATA POP-UP: Avoid Privacy and Security #Fails

Join Data Security Compliance Managers, Jamie Lam (School of Medicine) and Michelle Nash (UCSF Privacy Office) as they share privacy and security horror...

Dissertation Defense: Understanding the Experiences of Underrepresented Minorities in Doctoral Nursing Programs at Predominantly White Universities

May 22 | Linda Gregory | 12:30 PM, N531F, June Bailey Room "Understanding the Experiences of Underrepresented Minorities in Doctoral Nursing Programs at...

Introduction to 3D Printing in the Makers Lab

Did you know there is a Makers Lab in the UCSF Library, with not one, but two 3D printers? Are you curious about the applications for 3D printing here at...

Vocal Chords at UCSF Spring 2017 Concert

Join The Vocal Chords at UCSF for their Spring Concert. This concert will feature ensembles composed of students, resident physicians, post-docs, faculty,...

2017 UCSF Psychiatry APA Reception

All UCSF Psychiatry alumni, faculty, trainees, and friends at the APA Annual Meeting are invited to join us for a relaxed evening reception featuring food,...

Tuesday, May 23

CCR Research Seminar

Presented by the Center for Cerebrovascular Research, Dept of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care Guest Speaker: Heike Wulff, PhD, Professor, Dept of...

RTP Senior Talk

Speaker: Ellen Bradley, MD ---------- About RTP Senior Talks: These presentations are academic events and are for a professional audience only. The...

Postdoc Slam Info Session - Parnassus

Curious about Postdoc Slam? Get your questions answered. UCSF postdocs, come to this info session to learn how you can participate in UCSF’s 2nd Annual...

Programming with the Sphero

Join us as we explore the possibilities of the programmable robot, the Sphero Sprk+. We will learn how to create simple programs to make the Sphero do a...

Science Communication Application Materials: Portfolios, Writing Samples, and Internship Applications

Note: Registration required (click HERE to register) *this program is for UCSF students & postdocs Description: Students & postdocs: Need help writing and...

Office Hours: Research Hacks with Peggy Tahir

If you are a beginning to advanced researcher of any kind (faculty, student, or staff), then these office hour sessions are for you. Get a customized...

Computational Immunology Mini Course (BMS 270)

When: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:00 - 4:00 PM Where: Mission Hall 1401, except 5/18 and 5/23 in HD-160 (Bakar Auditorium) Website:...

Dissertation Defense: Culturally Adapted Shared Medical Appointments in Primary Care: An Innovative Approach to Reduce Health Disparities among Low Income Latinos Living with Type 2 Diabetes

May 23 | Carolina Espinosa Noya | 3 PM, CL223 "Culturally Adapted Shared Medical Appointments in Primary Care: An Innovative Approach to Reduce Health...

Memory and Aging Center Tuesday Lecture

Clinical-Pathological Case Presentation (CPC) Michael Erkkinen, MD Behavioral Neurology Fellow and Lauren Gonzales, MA, MPhil Neuropsychology Practicum...

Biochem Tuesday Seminar

Different speakers and hosts - check out the Department of Biochemistry website at http://biochemistry.ucsf.edu

Surgical Innovations Meeting - Mission Bay

Topic: A novel bacterial growth sensor for blood Presenter: Abheet Brar, MS Surgical...

Korean Culture Night

Come join us for a fun night with Korean games and FREE Korean food! Organized by the UCSF Korean American Health Professional Student Association (KAHPSA).

UCSF Osher Mini Medical School for the Public: Move Better, Feel Better: What Can Physical Therapy Do For You?

The UCSF Osher Mini Medical School for the Public is designed to provide members of the community the opportunity to see and hear what goes on every day in...

Wednesday, May 24

UCSF Osher Mini Medical School for the Public: Wilderness Medicine: Avoiding and Managing Outdoor Medical Emergencies

The UCSF Osher Mini Medical School for the Public is designed to provide members of the community the opportunity to see and hear what goes on every day in...

Surgical Innovations Meeting - Parnassus

Topic: ExplORer Surgical: The digital playbook for surgery Presenter: Jennifer Fried, CEO & Co-Founder, ExplORer Surgical ...

Breast Oncology Program Seminar

Christina Curtis, PhD, Stanford >view speaker profile "Learning the dynamics and signatures of treatment response in breast cancer"

UCSF Spring Core Fair - Parnassus

Enter to win prizes and grab some FREE Pizza! Meet core staff who are interested in helping with your researchLearn more about available services & equipment...

Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Grand Rounds

Presentation: Legal Implications of ASD and Neurodevelopmental Disorders Speakers: Andrea Lollini, PhD Marie Curie Global Fellow UC Hastings College of the...

Home Preparedness in Earthquake Country

Matt Springer, Professor of Medicine, will talk about precautions that can be taken to lessen the damage from an earthquake at home and work. His 1-hour...

Postdoc Slam Info Session - Mission Bay

Curious about Postdoc Slam? Get your questions answered. UCSF postdocs, come to this info session to learn how you can participate in UCSF’s 2nd Annual...

Professionalism 2.0: How to Network Using Social Media Tools

Note: Registration is required. (click HERE to register) *this program is for UCSF students and postdocs Do you have a LinkedIn account but not sure how to...

Programmable Electronics Pop-Up

Join us in the Makers Lab for a one-hour pop-up on programmable electronics, specifically using the Arduino. Haven’t used an Arduino before? This is a great...

School of Nursing/Dept. of Physiological Nursing Video Screening Event

Red carpet screening event featuring instructional videos produced by UCSF School of Nursing/Department of Physiological Nursing Students and Faculty. ...

Training clinicians to recognize torture on the Syrian Border

Chris Stewart, MD, is the Medical Director of Inpatient Pediatrics at San Francisco General Hospital. Dr. Stewart chairs the Suspected Child Abuse and...

Dissertation Defense: An Evaluation of the Menopausal-related Symptom Experience Prior to and After Breast Cancer Surgery

May 24 | Melissa Mazor | 3 PM, N617 "An Evaluation of the Menopausal-related Symptom Experience Prior to and After Breast Cancer Surgery"

Reproducibility and Rigor: What UCSF, funders and journals can do about the problem

Have you ever been unable to reproduce another scientist’s result, even though it was published in a top journal? Have you ever been nervous that your own...

UCSF Alumni and Friends in San Jose: Innovations in ECG Technology - Better Monitoring, Better Care

UCSF Alumni and friends are invited to Morton's of San Jose for a reception and dynamic talk by Michele M. Pelter, RN, MS '95, PhD '01. Dr. Pelter is an...

Vocal Chords Spring 2017 Concert

Join The Vocal Chords at UCSF for their Annual Spring Concert. This concert will feature ensembles composed of students, resident physicians, post-docs,...

An Evening with Watsi - A Fireside Chat

Healthcare for Everyone. Watsi’s mission is to fund healthcare with technology. The focus of this talk is around Watsi's most recent pilot project in...

Global Health Talk: An Evening with Watsi

Healthcare for Everyone. Watsi’s mission is to fund healthcare with technology. The focus of this talk is around Watsi's most recent pilot project in...

Thursday, May 25

Knitting Gathering

Make hats, scarves and more. No experience necessary. Yarn and needles provided. Held at the Cancer Resource Center — just drop in.

Weill Neurosciences Symposium 2017

Bringing together leaders from across the neurosciences, the inaugural UCSF Weill Institute for Neurosciences Symposium will showcase innovative research,...

Hongry Kong Food Truck at Nelson Rising Lane

The Hongry Kong food truck is bringing traditional Hong Kong style street food to Mission Bay. Try the traditional Kong-Bo with your choice of meat,...

NIH K Award Workshop

Attention new investigators! Each month Dept. of Psychiatry Vice Chair for Research Andrew Krystal, MD, MS, will host a workshop for those planning to...

Restorative Movement/Feldenkrais for People with Cancer

The Feldenkrais Method® -- Awareness Through Movement The Feldenkrais Method is a revolutionary approach to fitness and health that is rapidly gaining...

The Role of Long-Acting Injectable Antipsychotics in the Treatment of Schizophrenia

Speaker: John Lauriello, MD Professor and Chair Robert J. Douglas, MD, and Betty Douglas Distinguished Faculty Scholar in Psychiatry University of Missouri...

Getting to the Gut of the Matter: Nutrition, Probiotics and Cancer

This seminar will provide information on your gut microbiome. We will explore the role of the gut bacteria in relation to our health, risk for cancer and...

NIH R01 Award Workshop

Attention investigators! Each month Dept. of Psychiatry Vice Chair for Research Andrew Krystal, MD, MS, will host a workshop for those planning to submit or...

Computational Immunology Mini Course (BMS 270)

When: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:00 - 4:00 PM Where: Mission Hall 1401, except 5/18 and 5/23 in HD-160 (Bakar Auditorium) Website:...

UCSF Diabetes & Obesity Research Seminar Series

Elena Flowers, RN, PhD Assistant Professor UCSF Physiological Nursing Department Presentation title: "TBA"

Serenity Art Reception

Meet the Artists: Thursday May 25th, 5:30 - 7:30pm, floors 3 - 7 You are invited to join the artists for the opening of SERENITY: SF Women Artists Gallery...

UCSF Osher Mini Medical School for the Public: Conversations with UCSF Authors: Inspiration and Expertise

The UCSF Osher Mini Medical School for the Public is designed to provide members of the community the opportunity to see and hear what goes on every day in...

Strings Collaborative at UCSF: Spring Concert

The members of Strings Collaborative at UCSF are excited to invite you to our FREE spring concert at the beautiful Sol Joseph Recital Hall at the San...

Friday, May 26

UCSF Learning Tech Clinic

Join the Learning Tech Group for Collaborative Learning Environment (CLE), multimedia, and eLearning training and support at the UCSF Parnassus Library on...

Memory and Aging Center Grand Rounds

"A Gene-First Approach to Autism and Disorders of Neurodevelopment" Elliott Sherr, MD, PhD UCSF School of Medicine Objectives Attendees will be...

No Spontaneous Breathing in ARDS?

No Spontaneous Breathing in ARDS? Jeanine Wiener-Kronish, MD Chief, Anesthesia, Critical Care, and Pain Medicine Massachusetts General Hospital Harvard...

Reproducibility and Rigor: What UCSF, funders and journals can do about the problem (repeat)

Have you ever been unable to reproduce another scientist’s result, even though it was published in a top journal? Have you ever been nervous that your own...

Getting Unstuck: How to Explore Careers Options as a Student or Postdoc

Note: Register here: Registration is highly recommended, as there will be lunch. This event is for students and postdocs only. Description: Do you want...

Makers Lab After Hours

Join us in the Makers Lab for an after hours event at the Library. We will be 3D printing, 3D scanning, working with arts & crafts, and much more! Have you...

Tuesday, May 30

RTP Senior Talk

Speaker: Colby Croft, MD ---------- About RTP Senior Talks: These presentations are academic events and are for a professional audience only. The...

Thalamic Functions in Distributed Cognitive Control

Speaker: Michael M. Halassa, MD, PhD Assistant Professor of Psychiatry New York University

Sewing Machine Demo

Join us for a demo on the Makers Lab sewing machine. We'll give you a basic introduction on what our machine can do. No sewing experience necessary! This...

Computational Immunology Mini Course (BMS 270)

When: Tuesdays and Thursdays at 3:00 - 4:00 PM Where: Mission Hall 1401, except 5/18 and 5/23 in HD-160 (Bakar Auditorium) Website:...

Town Hall on UCSF's Water Testing Program

UCSF Medical Center will host a town hall meeting to update the UCSF community about the ongoing program to test drinking water for lead. The town hall...

Biochem Tuesday Seminar

Different speakers and hosts - check out the Department of Biochemistry website at http://biochemistry.ucsf.edu

Memory and Aging Center Tuesday Lecture

"Mitochondrial Bioenergetics and Fission in Neurodegeneration" Ken Nakamura, MD, PhD Assistant Investigator, Assistant Professor Gladstone Institute of...

Surgical Innovations Meeting - Mission Bay

Topic: Integrated printed and flexible sensors for continuous health monitoring Presenter: Ana Claudia Arias, PhD, Associate Professor, UC Berkeley...

UCSF Osher Mini Medical School for the Public: Move Better, Feel Better: What Can Physical Therapy Do For You?

The UCSF Osher Mini Medical School for the Public is designed to provide members of the community the opportunity to see and hear what goes on every day in...

Wednesday, May 31

UCSF Osher Mini Medical School for the Public: Wilderness Medicine: Avoiding and Managing Outdoor Medical Emergencies

The UCSF Osher Mini Medical School for the Public is designed to provide members of the community the opportunity to see and hear what goes on every day in...

Surgical Innovations Meeting - Parnassus

Topic: Magnamosis delivery method brainstorm Presenter: Michael Harrison, MD, Professor Emeritus, UCSF Department of Surgery ...

Identifying your Strengths and Skills

Note: Registration required (click HERE to register) *this program is for UCSF students & postdocs Description: From project management to strong...

USF Teaching Opportunities - Information Session

Note: Registration required (click HERE to register) Description: UCSF/USF Partnership for Undergraduate Mentoring and Teaching (PUMT) OCPD and University...

Advanced Practice Nursing Career Fair

Join for an exciting networking opportunity between our advanced practice nursing graduates and recruiters, providers, and leaders from multiple healthcare...

Introduction to the Makers Lab: Knitting to 3D Printing

Have you heard about the Makers Lab in the UCSF Library? The Makers Lab is a creative, DIY space, where students, faculty, staff, and researchers can gather...

Helen Martin Preceptor Award Celebration

The UCSF School of Nursing will host our annual gathering to honor volunteer faculty and celebrate the life and legacy of the late Helen Martin, clinical...

Fishman Professorship Lecture: Ben Barres, PhD

Reflections on a Career in Academia: Understanding Glia and their Role in Disease. Ben Barres, MD, PhD is a Professor of Neurobiology, Developmental...

May 2017