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 20, 2022 Zoom Thursday 2:30 - 4:30 pm 2022-10-20 2022-10-20 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 
November 17, 2022 Zoom Thursday 2:30 - 4:30 pm 2022-11-17 1 2 3 4 5 6 
December 15, 2022 Zoom Thursday 2:30 - 4:30 pm 2022-12-15 1 2 3 
January 19, 2023 Zoom Thursday 2:30 - 4:30 pm
February 16, 2023 Zoom Thursday 2:30 - 4:30 pm
March 16, 2023 Zoom Thursday 2:30 - 4:30 pm
April 20, 2023 Zoom Thursday 2:30 - 4:30 pm
May 18, 2023 Zoom Thursday 2:30 - 4:30 pm
June 15, 2023 Zoom Thursday 2:30 - 4:30 pm
July 20, 2023 Zoom Thursday 2:30 - 4:30 pm

Academic Senate Staff: Laynie Martinez  

Members

Term
Bjoern Schwer, MD, PhD, Chair, In Residence, Associate, Neurological Surgery, (M)    09/01/2022 - 08/31/2023
Andrei Goga, MD, PhD, Vice Chair, Ladder Rank, Full, Cell And Tissue Biology, (D) 09/01/2022 - 08/31/2023
David Booth, PhD, Ladder Rank, Assistant, Biochemistry And Biophysics, (M) 09/01/2022 - 08/31/2024
Annette Carley, RN, DNP, NP, HS Clinical, Full, Fhcn-Administration, (N) 09/01/2021 - 08/31/2024
Seanna Grob, MD, Clinical X, Assistant, Ophthalmology, (M) 09/01/2022 - 08/31/2025
Carisa Harris-Adamson, 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 - 08/31/2024
Deanna Kroetz, PhD, Ladder Rank, Full, Bioengineering, (P) 09/01/2020 - 08/31/2023
Maxence Nachury, PhD, In Residence, Full, Ophthalmology, (M) 09/01/2021 - 08/31/2024
Todd Nystul, PhD, Ladder Rank, Associate, Anatomy, (M) 09/01/2022 - 08/31/2025
Bethany Phoenix, RN, PhD, FAAN, HS Clinical, Full, Chs-Administration, (N) 09/01/2021 - 08/31/2023
Youngho Seo, PhD, In Residence, Full, Radiology, (M) 09/01/2021 - 08/31/2024
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
Zara Weinberg, PhD, Ex Officio, (M) 02/18/2021 - 08/31/2025

Permanent Guests

Term
Doug Carlson, JD, Permanent Guest, (E) 10/15/2012 - 08/31/2025
D'anne Duncan, Permanent Guest, Adjunct, Assistant, Social Behavioral Sciences, (N) 09/01/2022 - 08/31/2030

Annual Report 2021-2022

GC_2021-2022_Annual_Report.pdf

Appendices

Number File
1 1._Letter_re_BMI_CTI_Close.pdf
2 2._Letter_re_SON_DNP_Proposal_A.pdf
3 3._Letter_re_Revised_DE_Policy.pdf
4 4._Letter_re_Shared_Governance_A.pdf
5 5._Letter_re_Outside_Institutes___Shared_Governance_B.pdf
6 6._Letter_re_Outsides_Institutes_C.pdf
7 7._Letter_re_CPH_Proposal.pdf
8 8._Letter_re_In_Absentia_Policy_Revision.pdf
9 9._Letter_re_Altos_Affiliation_Agreement.pdf
10 10._Letter_re_T32_Trainee_Tracking_Program.pdf
11 11._Letter_re_Bylaws_Policy_A.pdf
12 12._Letter_to_SON_re_DNP_Proposal_B.pdf
13 13._Letter_to_CCGA_re_DNP_Proposal_C.pdf
14 14._Letter_re_Bylaws_Policy_B.pdf
15 15._Letter_to_R_J_re_Bylaws_Policy.pdf
16 16._Letter_to_COCOI_re_DEI_Initiative.pdf
17 17._Letter_to_Dean_Blake_re_Program_Review.pdf
18 18._Letter_to_MSBI_re_Program_Review.pdf

Documents of Interest

• UCSF Designated Emphasis Policy and Guidelines
• UCSF Bylaws Policy for Graduate Programs and Graduate Program Bylaws Template
CCGA Handbook Cover Letter
CCGA Handbook August 2016
• IRAP (Institutional Research and Academic Planning) Status of Academic Program Proposals.
• Academic Program Review: Compendium: Universitywide Review Processes for Academic Programs, Academic Units, & Research Units - September 2014
• Academic Program Review: 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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