Graduate Council (GRAD)

Graduate Council is responsible for reviewing and approving new programs for existing graduate academic degrees, the establishment of new degrees, and any substantial change in existing programs. It also recommends policy and regulations for the Coordinating Committee on Graduate Affairs (CCGA); advises the Chancellor and Graduate Dean concerning graduate academic and postdoctoral matters; and conducts regularly scheduled reviews of existing graduate programs. This committee also regulates graduate academic programs within the San Francisco Division with a view to the promotion of research and learning.

UCSF Faculty in the Adjunct, Clinical X, Health Sciences Clinical, In-Residence, and Ladder-Rank series are eligible to be appointed.

13 members, meets monthly for two hours.

Meeting Schedule

Date Location Day Time Agenda Minutes Attachments Description
October 19, 2023 Zoom Thursday 2:30 - 4:30 pm 2023-10-19 2023-10-19 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 
November 16, 2023 Zoom Thursday 2:30 - 4:30 pm 2023-11-16 2023-11-16 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 
December 21, 2023 Zoom Thursday 2:30 - 4:30 pm 2023-12-21 2023-12-21 1 2 3 4 5 6 
January 18, 2024 Zoom Thursday 2:30 - 4:30 pm 2024-01-18 2024-01-18 1 2 3 4 
February 15, 2024 Zoom Thursday 2:30 - 4:30 pm 2024-02-15 2024-02-15 1 
March 21, 2024 Zoom Thursday 2:30 - 4:30 pm Meeting cancelled & business conducted via email
April 18, 2024 Zoom Thursday 2:00 - 4:00 pm 2024-04-18 2024-04-18 1 2 3 4 5 
May 16, 2024 Zoom Thursday 2:00 - 4:00 pm 2024-05-16 1 2 3 4 5 
June 20, 2024 Zoom Thursday 2:00 - 4:00 pm Meeting cancelled & business conducted via email

Academic Senate Staff: Laynie Martinez  

Members

Term
Bjoern Schwer, MD, PhD, Chair, In Residence, Associate, Neurological Surgery, (M)    09/01/2023 - 08/31/2025
David Booth, PhD, Vice Chair, Ladder Rank, Assistant, Biochemistry And Biophysics, (M) 09/01/2023 - 08/31/2024
Annette Carley, RN, DNP, NP, HS Clinical, Full, Fhcn-Administration, (N) 09/01/2021 - 08/31/2025
Andrei Goga, MD, PhD, Ladder Rank, Full, Cell And Tissue Biology, (D) 09/01/2023 - 08/31/2025
Carisa Harris, PhD, In Residence, Associate, Medicine, (M) 09/01/2022 - 08/31/2025
Martin Kampmann, PhD, Ladder Rank, Associate, Biochemistry And Biophysics, (M) 03/15/2022 - 08/31/2025
Maxence Nachury, PhD, In Residence, Full, Ophthalmology, (M) 09/01/2021 - 08/31/2024
Todd Nystul, PhD, Ladder Rank, Full, Anatomy, (M) 09/01/2022 - 08/31/2025
Bethany Phoenix, RN, PhD, FAAN, HS Clinical, Full, Chs-Administration, (N) 09/01/2023 - 08/31/2024
Youngho Seo, PhD, In Residence, Full, Radiology, (M) 09/01/2021 - 08/31/2025
Wayne Steward, PhD, MPH, BA, Adjunct, Full, Medicine, (M) 09/01/2023 - 08/31/2026
Leslie Wilson, PhD, Adjunct, Full, Clinical Pharmacy, (P) 09/01/2022 - 08/31/2025

Ex Officio Members

Term
Nicquet Blake, PhD, Ex Officio, In Residence, Associate, Medicine, (M) 09/01/2021 - 08/31/2025
D'anne Duncan, Ex Officio, Adjunct, Assistant, Social Behavioral Sciences, (N) 09/01/2023 - 08/31/2025
Titus Ponrathnam, PhD, Ex Officio, (M) 02/14/2024 - 08/31/2025
Nancy Street, Ex Officio, (E) 09/01/2023 - 08/31/2025

Permanent Guests

Term
Doug Carlson, JD, Permanent Guest, (E) 10/15/2012 - 08/31/2025
Harold Collard, MD, MS, Permanent Guest, In Residence, Full, Medicine, (M) 09/01/2023 - 08/31/2025

Student Representatives

Term
Sydney Williams, Student Representative 09/01/2023 - 08/31/2024

Future Memberships

Term
Kim Dau, RN, MS, CNM, HS Clinical, Full, Fhcn-Administration, (N) 09/01/2024 - 08/31/2027
Yan Li, PhD, In Residence, Associate, Radiology, (M) 09/01/2024 - 08/31/2027
Ann Oh, MD, HS Clinical, Assistant, Neurology, (M) 09/01/2024 - 08/31/2027

Annual Report 2022-2023

GC_2022-2023_Annual-Report.pdf

Appendices

Number File
1 GC_2022-2023_Annual-Report_Appendix-01.pdf
2 GC_2022-2023_Annual-Report_Appendix-02.pdf
3 GC_2022-2023_Annual-Report_Appendix-03.pdf
4 GC_2022-2023_Annual-Report_Appendix-04.pdf
5 GC_2022-2023_Annual-Report_Appendix-05.pdf
6 GC_2022-2023_Annual-Report_Appendix-06.pdf
7 GC_2022-2023_Annual-Report_Appendix-07.pdf
8 GC_2022-2023_Annual-Report_Appendix-08.pdf
9 GC_2022-2023_Annual-Report_Appendix-09.pdf
10 GC_2022-2023_Annual-Report_Appendix-10.pdf
11 GC_2022-2023_Annual-Report_Appendix-11.pdf
12 GC_2022-2023_Annual-Report_Appendix-12.pdf
13 GC_2022-2023_Annual-Report_Appendix-13.pdf
14 GC_2022-2023_Annual-Report_Appendix-14.pdf
15 GC_2022-2023_Annual-Report_Appendix-15.pdf
16 GC_2022-2023_Annual-Report_Appendix-16.pdf
17 GC_2022-2023_Annual-Report_Appendix-17.pdf
18 GC_2022-2023_Annual-Report_Appendix-18.pdf
19 GC_2022-2023_Annual-Report_Appendix-19.pdf
20 GC_2022-2023_Annual-Report_Appendix-20.pdf
21 GC_2022-2023_Annual-Report_Appendix-21.pdf
22 GC_2022-2023_Annual-Report_Appendix-22.pdf
23 GC_2022-2023_Annual-Report_Appendix-23.pdf
24 GC_2022-2023_Annual-Report_Appendix-24.pdf
25 GC_2022-2023_Annual-Report_Appendix-25.pdf

Documents of Interest

• UCSF Designated Emphasis Policy and Guidelines
• UCSF Bylaws Policy for Graduate Programs and Graduate Program Bylaws Template
CCGA Handbook September 2023
• IRAP (Institutional Research and Academic Planning) Status of Academic Program Proposals.
• Compendium: Universitywide Review Processes for Academic Programs, Academic Units, & Research Units - September 2014
Academic Program Review Process: UCSF Graduate Council and Graduate Division
• For more information about Graduate Degree Program Reviews, please contact the Graduate Division.
• Report of the Taskforce on Competitiveness in Academic Graduate Student Support
• UCSF Graduate Division Academic Programs
• UCSF Graduate Division Organization Chart
• University of California Graduate Degree Program Proposal Review Process. (Flowchart)
Appendix B- Format for Graduate Degree Program Proposal
Diversity Requirement for CCGA Proposals
SSGPDP Guidelines
• Appendix II Regulations and Procedures of the Graduate Council
• CCGA White Paper on the Value of UC as a Graduate Research Institution

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