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Chair of the Academic Senate
Farid Chehab, PhD
Office of the Academic Senate
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Room MUE-230
San Francisco, CA 94143
Tel: (415) 476-1308
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Team Science Grant
UCSF Academic Senate joins other intramural funding agencies to support Team Science.

Committee on Equal Opportunity - Grand Jury Verdicts
December 10, 2014 Statement to Academic Senate Chair Farid Chehab and Chancellor Sam Hawgood on Grand Jury Verdicts.

Compensation Plan Update – Town Hall (SOM Faculty) – Friday, November 21 (noon – 1pm; S-124)
In 2013, Systemwide revisions were made to Academic Personnel Manual (APM) 670 which sets for the Health Sciences Compensation Plan.

Revision has required each UCSF School to update its Implementing Procedures (the school’s compensation plan), as well as individual development and ORU compensation plan.

Please attend a town hall on Friday, November 21 from 12:00pm – 1:00pm in S-124 to hear how this will impact you in the future.

SOM faculty, click here for more information.

  • For SOD faculty, please contact Peter Sargent, Associate Dean, Academic Affairs for more information
  • For SON faculty, please contact Shari Dworkin, Associate Dean, Academic Affairs for more information
  • For SOP faculty, please contact Thomas Kearney, Associate Dean, Academic Affairs for more information

Announcing the Fourteenth Academic Senate Faculty Research Lecture in Clinical Science
The Academic Senate is pleased to announce the selection of A. James Barkovich, MD, as recipient of the Fourteenth Annual Faculty Research Lectureship – Clinical Science for his ground-breaking patient-oriented research on pediatric neurological imaging. The lecture, titled “Brain Malformations: from Pathology to Pathways with MRI as a Guide” will take place on Wednesday, November 5, 2014 at 3:30 p.m. in Cole Hall, Parnassus Campus. The event will be simulcast and a reception will follow.

The 14th Annual Faculty Research Lecture - Clinical Science
Live Simulcast:

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UCSF Academic Senate Division Meeting
The Spring 2014 meeting of the UCSF Division of the Academic Senate will be held Monday, June 2, 2014, from 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, in Room C-701, Parnassus Campus. A formal notice of the Division Meeting (with links to agenda and attachments) is located here.

The meeting will be streamed live for those of you outside of Parnassus and unable to attend in person due to other commitments. Please check back here on the day of the event for a link to the simulcast.

In addition to a general “State of the Campus” update, we will also hear updates on ongoing matters from Chairs of respective Academic Senate Standing Committees and beyond, including:

  • Faculty Association Report on Results of OE Survey
  • Gift and Endowment Tax Proposed Changes
  • Results of the Climate Survey
  • Senate Bylaw 55
  • Space Governance Policies & Procedures
Division Meeting - June 2, 2014 2:00-4:00 pm

UCSF Academic Senate’s 2014 Distinguished Faculty Awards
The Academic Senate is pleased to announce the 2014 recipients of both its Distinction in Mentoring and Distinction in Teaching Awards. A reception honoring these recipients will be held Wednesday, April 23, 2014 in the afternoon in the Lange Room of the UCSF Library (Parnassus).

Honorees for Distinction in Mentoring are:
Michael Steinman, MD, Associate Professor in Residence, Division of Geriatrics, Department of Medicine
Craig R. Cohen, MD, MPH, Professor In Residence, Obstetrics, Gynecology, & Reproductive Sciences.

Honorees for Distinction in Teaching are:
Erick Hung, MD, Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychiatry
Alan Gelb, MD, Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, SFGH.

Workspace Planning at UCSF
For current information about workspace planning at UCSF—including Mission Hall—please refer to

To view the recent Space Planning Town Hall, please follow this link:



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Division Meeting
2:00 - 4:00 pm, N-225
Academic Planning & Budget
1:00 - 3:00 pm, CL-221 & 222
Academic Personnel
12:15 - 2:45 pm, MUE-244

Clinical Affairs Committee
4:30 - 6:00 pm, CL-211-212
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