UC San Francisco has received approval for its plans to build a state-of-the-art hospital at UCSF Helen Diller Medical Center at Parnassus Heights to meet the region’s growing demand for specialty care and California’s rigorous hospital seismic requirements.
Press Release: UCSF Task Force to Identify New Location for Zakheim Murals
A UC San Francisco task force has been formed to recommend a publicly accessible, permanent site for New Deal-era murals that will be carefully removed from a seismically vulnerable building on its Parnassus Heights campus.
UCSF Parnassus Redevelopment Plan OK’d by Board of Regents
An ambitious plan to dramatically expand the University of California San Francisco’s (UCSF) Parnassus campus over the next 30 years has been approved by the University of California’s Board of Regents despite community objections and a resolution passed by the SF Board of Supervisors asking the Board to delay making a decision.
Commentary – Save the UCSF Murals
This time, UCSF means it. In fact, they have issued a request for proposals to remove the Zakheim murals, possibly even before the environmental impact report (EIR) is certified.
Local Scientist Leads Team Fighting COVID-19
UCSF’s Peter Walter, PhD, is leading this effort with his collaborator, Dr. Aashish Manglik, to test and produce AeroNabs, a nasal spray or nebulizing inhaler that would act as a first line of defense against infection in the nose, throat and lungs, where the virus enters the body.
UCSF Murals Face Unknown Future as Campus Develops
In a unanimous vote, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed a resolution requesting the SF Planning Department prepare a Landmark Designation Report for the City’s Historic Preservation Commission, who are then requested to consider the 10 mural frescos, dubbed “History of Medicine in California,”
Press Release: UCSF Using 3D-Printing to Make Protective Face Shields
To meet the pressing need for personal protective equipment, or PPE, for frontline healthcare workers, a multidisciplinary team has mobilized UCSF’s 3D-printing infrastructure to engineer and produce thousands of face shields that can be used by nurses and physicians at UCSF Medical Center and beyond.
UCSF Seeks Community Input for the Future of UCSF Parnassus Heights
UCSF is requesting input from community members on their plans for redevelopment of its Parnassus Heights campus.
UCSF Laurel Heights Development Plan Gets Green Light
By Thomas K. Pendergast Redevelopment of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Laurel Heights campus is moving forward after the SF Planning Commission certified the project’s final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) […]
Advisory Committee for the Future of UCSF Parnassus – Public Meetings
UCSF is convening the Advisory Committee for the Future of UCSF Parnassus Heights, comprised of community stakeholders, leaders, neighbors, merchants and representatives from city agencies and non-profits to explore the plan, help identify potential effects of the CPHP implementation and advise on neighborhood concerns and opportunities.
UCSF ‘Re-envisions’ Parnassus Campus; Aims to Expand by 30 Percent
An open house titled the “Parnassus Heights Re-Envisioning Process” was held on June 12 to lay out the plans for a 30-year project in which the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) Parnassus campus will be renovated, updated and expanded by 30 percent in order to keep up with the advances of modern medicine and science.
Parnassus Heights Re-Visioning Open House June 12
Parnassus Heights Re-Envisioning Process Community Open House #3
UCSF Parnassus Heights Campus Re-envisioning Event
UCSF is formally re-envisioning the design and functionality of its Parnassus Heights Campus.
Medical School in U.S. News Top Five for Ten Years Running
For the tenth consecutive year, UC San Francisco’s School of Medicine placed in the top five nationally in the U.S. News & World Report survey of best graduate and professional schools.
UCSF Looking for Ideas for Campus Revamp
Now that the UCSF Mission Bay Medical Center and campus are open, attention is turning back to plans to transform and update the UCSF Parnassus Heights campus.