University of California San Francisco, "a public university dedicated to saving lives and improving health," has been at the forefront of the modernization of medicine and science for more than 100 years. While the school is one of the smallest U.C. campuses, both in physical size and number of students, it has the distinction of being one of the "leading biomedical research and health science education centers" in the world. Read the article below to learn more about the university.
Education at the University of California San Francisco
Undergraduate and graduate education can be obtained in four different areas of study at University of California San Francisco.
- The School of Dentistry aims to provide a high level of service in the areas of teaching, research, patient care and public service in the dental, oral and craniofacial arts and sciences. The four different departments of study are Cell and Tissue Biology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Orofacial Sciences and Preventive and Restorative Dental Sciences. At the school's official site, you'll find information on admissions, research and the student body, as well as fact sheets, publications, directions and research activities.
- The School of Medicine is "one of the top medical schools in the nation," and is "dedicated to excellence in education, research and patient care." The school consists of a stunning 26 academic departments, 10 interdisciplinary centers and nine organized research units. Departments include Anatomy, Laboratory Medicine, Neurology, Pediatrics and Radiology, to name just a few. At the school's official site, you'll find sub-pages on education and training, research and patient care, as well as the faculty, the different campuses, and information for prospective students.
- The School of Nursing offers prospective students the chance to study in four different departments of instruction and research: Family Health Care Nursing, Community Health Systems, Physiological Nursing and Social and Behavioral Sciences. At the school's official site, you'll find thorough and detailed information on the degrees you can garner, as well as profiles of faculty members, the history and mission of the school, a look at master's degree specialties and news and events listings.
- The School of Pharmacy-"dedicated to maximizing human health and well-being"-offers degrees in graduate work only. Students can go for their Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD), as well as PhDs in Biological and Medical Informatics, Biophysics, Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics and Quantitative Biology. At the school's incredibly thorough and detailed official site, you'll find chapters on academic programs and admissions, faculty, departments and research. You'll also be able to read the school's mission, history and plans for the future. A virtual tour of the campus is available as well.
For More Information on the University of California San Francisco
Drop by the University of California San Francisco's official site for an overview-as well as access-to everything covered above. You'll also find information on the library, employment opportunities, patient care, research and much more.