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June 2024

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Juneteenth Jubilee: Celebrating Freedom And Unity

Tuesday, June 18 I 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

The Black Caucus invites the UCSF community to Juneteenth Jubilee: Celebrating Freedom & Unity on Tuesday, June 18, 11 AM - 1 PM, Genentech Hall, Rm 114. Join in additional events recognizing Freedom Day throughout the month.

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Dayna Long, MD

Dayna Long, MD, Awarded UCSF Founders Day Award 2024

Dayna Long, MD, Professor of Clinical Pediatrics and Co-founder of BLOOM: Black Baby Equity Clinic at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital Oakland, was honored with the Founders Day Chancellor's Award for Public Service Edison T. Uno Award.

Watch the Video

Emergency Medicine Receives National Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Award

The Society of Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) honored the UCSF Department of Emergency Medicine the 2024 Outstanding Department Award for Excellence and Innovation in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the SAEM24 Annual Convention in May.

Learn About the Award

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Peter Sokolove, MD; Rob Rodriguez, MD; Starr Knight, MD; and Evelyn Porter, MD, at SAEM Conference in May 2024.

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Film Screening in Honor of Juneteenth and Pride Month

The UCSF CARE (Campus Advocacy, Resources, and Education) Program, LGBT Resource Center, and Black Women's Health and Livelihood Initiative invite members of UCSF to join in attending a screening of Any Other Way: The Jackie Shane Story in honor of Juneteenth and Pride Month at the Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco on June 23.

Register for the Screening

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UCSF Anti-Racism Initiative

Focused Updates and News

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Word cloud created by LCOE APP students after finishing the program in 2023.

LCOE Aspiring Physicians Program Connects With Students This Summer

The Latinx Center of Excellence (LCOE) Aspiring Physicians Program (APP) launched its summer intensive program this month. The program is comprised of both the six-week premedical program and an academic year of mentoring, advising, and professional development. Eligible students identify as underrepresented in medicine (UIM) undergraduates at San Francisco State, UC Merced, and Fresno State.

Learn About the Program

Engage and Attend Events

Resources for Practicing Solidarity

June is Pride Month

TUES 6/18: Juneteenth Jubilee: Celebrating Freedom and Unity

TUES 6/18: Equity implications of alcohol's involvement in the medical community, especially as it relates to religious minorities and those in recovery

TUES 6/18: EJE: Pre-Health Professional Advising in Underrepresented in Medicine Students

WED 6/19: Juneteenth

SUN 6/23: Juneteenth & Pride Screening: Any Other Way: The Jackie Shane Story

SUN 6/30: San Francisco Pride Parade - UCSF Contingent

THURS 7/4: Fourth of July

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