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Healthforce Center at UCSF

We prepare health care organizations for success by combining a deep understanding of the issues facing their workforce with the leadership skills to drive progress.


UCSF / UC Hastings Consortium on Law, Science and Health Policy

The UCSF / UC Hastings Consortium on Law, Science and Health Policy http://www.ucconsortium.org/ aims to support interdisciplinary collaboration on a wide variety of subjects at the intersections of law, science, and health policy. The Consortium concentrates on three broad areas: education, research, and clinical training and service. We will also be launching an MS degree in Health Policy and Law in Fall 2016. Please visit the website to learn more at http://health-policy-law.ucsf.edu/. 


Center for Faculty Educators (CFE)

Home to the Academy of Medical Educators, internationally recognized scholars and the volunteer clinical faculty, the CFE provides community, mentorship, recognition, career growth, and skills development in teaching and educational scholarship to the faculty and staff committed to innovation and excellence in health professions education.   


UCSF Maintenance of Certification Approval Program (MOCAP)

The UCSF Maintenance of Certification Part IV Approval Program is an approved sponsor of the ABMS Multi-Specialty Portfolio Approval Program. UCSF MOCAP helps physicians meet their quality improvement (MOC Part IV: Improvement in Medical Practice) board requirements.   http://ucsfcme.com/mocap/


Office of Career & Professional Development

OCPD offers career and professional development: giving information, teaching skills, and offering resources needed to navigate successful careers. 



Office for Postdoctoral Scholars

Serves as a central resource and information conduit for all postdocs as well as faculty and staff who work with postdocs at UCSF.



First Generation Support Services

First Generation Support Services offers a variety of programs designed to meet the needs of UCSF first generation college students by offering community, resources and support. Faculty are welcome to participate by mentoring students and referring students for support.

Research Resources


UCSF Global Health Sciences

 A world-class educational, service and research organization that harnesses UCSF’s scientific strengths to train global health leaders of tomorrow and develop solutions to today’s most pressing health challenges. We support tools and resources spanning UCSF and the UC system fostering global endeavors, including the Global Projects Database, a faculty affiliation program, a consultation service, and a Global Research Compliance HUB.


Office of Innovation, Technology & Alliances (ITA)

Helps our researchers’ partner with industry on research and clinical programs; supports and markets UCSF inventions to the commercial world; and provides education and resources to help researchers explore the entrepreneurial potential of their discoveries.


Research Resource Program (RRP)

The Research Resource Program (RRP) provides strategic planning and implementation of programs to support core facilities and other research resources at UCSF. The RRP also provides administrative, operational and financial management tools and support to core facilities.


Research Data Systems

Offers secure computing environments, tools, consulting services and access to UCSF Clinical data that support researchers.


Research Development Office (RDO)

Serves at the nexus of research and research administration to promote, support, strengthen, and grow the research enterprise at UCSF through several programs: 1) Resource Allocation Program (RAP), which manages the dissemination, submission, review and award of a wide variety of intramural funding opportunities; 2) Limited Submission Program (LSP), which manages the dissemination, solicitation and selection of proposals for limited submission funding opportunities; 3) Large Grant Development Program (LGDP) that supports proposal development for large, multi-investigator project grants; and 4) Team Science for Research Innovation Program (TSRIP) and Special Strategic Projects (SSP), which foster and facilitate scientific collaborations between internal and external research teams. http://rdo.ucsf.edu/


Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI)

Provides a range of services and resources to support clinical and translational research. These include funding, training, inpatient and outpatient clinic space, recruitment services, expert consultation and technology products.



Office of Sponsored Research

We partner with a range of administrative units in order to provide seamless sponsored project support to researchers.  We provide expert administrative support to all researchers, from proposal development, to award negotiation and acceptance



Supply Chain Management

We empower the business of the University by delivering intuitive, easy-to-use tools for purchasing goods and services. Through cost savings and innovative procurement processes, we help expand opportunities for teaching, research and public service



Contracts and Grants Accounting

Collaborates with Principal Investigators, Research Administrators, the Office of Sponsored Research, other University units and sponsors to advise and provide oversight of the financial and post award management of sponsored research.


School of Medicine Information Services Unit (ISU)

Provides innovative IT software solutions to support faculty research, providing end-to-end support from idea conception through implementation.  We specialize in user experience, design, web application development, data security, and integrating data across disparate systems across UCSF and beyond.


Ethics and Compliance Office

Organization collaborates with the UCSF community and senior leadership to coordinate and guide compliance efforts across the campus; to promote ethical behavior and research integrity; and to provide needed tools, guidance, and oversight.



Human Research Protection Program (HRPP) Institutional Animal Care and USE Program (IACUP)
Clinical Enterprise Compliance Program (CECP)

HRPP is comprised of UCSF's Institutional Review Board (IRB), and the Quality Improvement Unit (QIU). The IRB reviews research involving human subjects to ensure the ethical and equitable treatment of those subjects; the QIU provides training and ongoing monitoring of approved human subjects research studies. IACUP administers the faculty committee (IACUC) that reviews all research proposals utilizing animal subjects. The IACUP provides training to researchers on humane methods of animal handling and laboratory techniques; conducts post approval monitoring of research activities to ensure the highest standards for animal health and welfare are met. The Clinical Enterprise Compliance Program (CECP) partners with UCSF clinical enterprise leadership, managers, and staff to focus on compliance with state and federal laws, as well as university policies, that impact UCSF clinical enterprise personnel, patients, and organizational mission

Technology resources


Information Technology

Provide end to end information technology management, consulting, support, and centralized infrastructure services (Service Desk, Desktop field services, email, wireless, telecommunications) to UCSF, as well as a full range of technical consulting help.


Educational Technology Services

Central campus resource for classroom technical support, AV solutions, lecture capture, video conferencing, video recording, editing and production, as well as other audio-visual services.



The campus system for managing academic review (appointment, merit, promotion, etc.) and the academic leave process (sabbatical and professional development leave). Advance is where you will maintain your academic CV.

Faculty Welfare Resources


Fidelity Retirement Services

Provides the recordkeeping, communications, and financial education for UC employees for the 403(b), 457(b), and the DC Plan.


Benefits Specialty Center

Administers the employee retirement and health and welfare programs for faculty and staff paid through the San Francisco campus, and conveys UCSF benefits interests and priorities to the Office of the President.


UCSF Health Care Facilitator Program

Works with active and retired UC employees, residents/fellows, postdoctoral scholars, and their dependents to educate and resolve escalated problems involving health plan coverage, access, claims/billing and other complex issues. Provides education and consultation to increase knowledge of health plan design, the healthcare environment and improve overall health care/health insurance literacy to promote individual self-sufficiency as a consumer & patient. All services are confidential & free.


Office of the Ombuds

Provides confidential, informal (off-the-record) and impartial problem-solving services in response to any workplace concern or complaint.


Faculty & Staff Assistance Program

FSAP offers short-term confidential and free individual counseling and organizational consultation for all faculty, staff, residents, postdocs, and clinical fellows. 


Difference Matters

Differences Matter is a UCSF School of Medicine multi-year initiative focused on creating a diverse community and an inclusive culture that will work to close gaps in inequities in health and health care across all of UCSF’s mission areas.


Office of Diversity and Outreach

Office of Diversity and Outreach: Provides leadership for diversity, equity and inclusion efforts in recruiting, hiring, and promotion of faculty. The office’s work is focused in the areas of outreach, education, training and compliance where it provides resources to faculty in the areas of Affirmative Action, disability and sexual harassment. In addition, the office supports the creation of a climate of inclusion through a variety of events and diversity dialogues. Visit diversity.ucsf.edu for more information and to join the listerv.



Campus Life Services

Wherever you find yourself at UCSF, you will find Campus Life Services. Campus Life Services is committed to providing quality campus life programs and services to the UCSF community. From transportation, housing, and business support to child care, entertainment, fitness, building operations and maintenance, and more—Campus Life Services have touched everyone, at every campus location. In short, we’re all about Making Life Better for the UCSF community, particularly faculty, staff, and students. In so doing, we do our part in supporting the University’s mission to relieve suffering and cure diseases through world-class research, education, patient care, and public service.

Additional  Faculty Resources


University Relations

UCSF’s Office of University Relations is charged with directing strategic communication and public affairs for the campus and clinical enterprise. The University Relations team is skilled at leading integrated, outcome-driven communications to strengthen awareness of UCSF’s excellence in patient care, research and education through brand marketing, media relations, digital communications and internal communications. It also leads the University’s community relations programs and its local, state and federal government relations efforts.


Smart Mail

Smart Mail is a campus-wide initiative to improve internal electronic communications by empowering senders to reach specific audiences, channeling non-critical information away from email, and sharing best practices for email senders and recipients.


University Development and Alumni Relations

The UCSF Foundation and the Office of University Development and Alumni Relations (UDAR) are responsible for fostering and strengthening campus outreach efforts to UCSF constituents and for garnering private support for the campus. In raising private support, UDAR identifies, qualifies, solicits and stewards donors for the schools, medical center, departments and programs on campus; accepts and administers all private gifts to the university through the Regents or the UCSF Foundation; and manages all alumni relations activities, campus support group activities and campus events.


Academic Senate

Facilitates faculty participation in campus governance related to education, promotions, research, campus finances, and welfare.


Office of Sustainability

Encourages faculty to support engagement around sustainability at UCSF, by providing outreach and education around the health link to energy, waste, toxics, food, and water. Employee benefits to support these efforts will be featured.


UCSF Medical Staff Affairs

The UCSF Medical Staff Affairs Office provides services for faculty who do clinical work in the UCSF hospitals.  We facilitate processes for credentialing/privileging and health plan enrollment for billing activity.  We also support medical staff committees which help guide clinical operations at UCSF.  The committees we support include the Executive Medical Board, Credentials Committee, Physician Well Being, Ethics Committee and many others.  Our work ensures that UCSF complies with TJC and NCQA credentialing requirements as well as Medicare and Medi-Cal billing enrollment regulations.


UCSF Library

Supports faculty needs by providing research services, education/curricular support and tools, access to online resources/journals.


UCSF Privacy Office

Provides consultative services on information privacy related questions (e.g., HIPAA, FERPA), coordinates privacy investigations, and develops privacy training and risk mitigation programs.