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HPL student
April 05, 2016

Health care is in the midst of rapid transformation, and these changes are creating new opportunities for professionals looking to make a dramatic impact at the intersection of health policy and law.


The new, fully online, innovative Master's of Science, Health Policy and Law degree program, offered by the UCSF Graduate Division and UC Hastings College of the Law, prepares students to serve as industry leaders. Program courses interweave the best elements of health policy and legal education, spanning economics, finance, policy analysis and legal reform.

Shannon Smith-Bernardin
March 15, 2016

Shannon Smith-Bernardin, a student in the Nursing Health Policy PhD Program, has won this year's UCSF Grad Slam contest. Ten finalists competed for the top prize of $3,000 at an exciting live event on March 10 at UC San Francisco's Mission Bay campus. Grad Slam, organized by the UCSF Graduate Division, challenges PhD students to present their dissertation research in just three minutes using language that non-specialists can understand.

Trevor Sorrells
March 04, 2016

Trevor Sorrells, a recent graduate of UCSF's Tetrad Program in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, has been granted a prestigious Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Twelve graduate students from institutes throughout the United States were chosen to receive the award this year; winners were selected on the basis of the quality, originality and significance of their work.

UC Grad Slam Logo
February 18, 2016

The Graduate Division is pleased to announce the ten finalists for the 2016 Grad Slam competition at UC San Francisco. The annual contest (formerly called "Three Minute Thesis"*) challenges graduate students to present a compelling presentation of their dissertation research in three minutes or less, using language that not only their peers – but also non-specialists – will understand.


The finalists are:

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