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February 21, 2024
SAN FRANCISCO — Outside, the August sun wasn’t yet visible through the thick folds of fog blanketing the San Francisco skyline. Its warmth did not reach the operating room tucked into the sprawling Parnassus Heights hospital complex. In there, the light was all cold and blue fluorescence washing over the sea of...

UCSF Department of Surgery
February 03, 2023
On National Women Physicians Day, the Muriel Steele Society and the UCSF Department of Surgery honor the amazing team of women surgeons, scientists, learners, and staff that have made so many important contributions to improving the lives of our patients. About the Muriel Steele Society at UCSF The Muriel Steele...
Chancellor Awards for Diversity

UCSF Department of Surgery
October 27, 2022
Committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion UCSF and the Department and Surgery are committed to building a broadly diverse community, nurturing a culture that is welcoming and supportive, and engaging diverse ideas for the provision of culturally competent education, discovery, and patient care. Chancellor...

August 26, 2022
A new UC San Francisco study sheds light on the diversity within the most common type of pediatric liver tumor and suggests a way forward for more precise chemotherapy treatment. The study, publishing in Nature Communications on August 25, used single-cell transcriptomic techniques to analyze hepatoblastoma...
Willieford Moses New Faculty Twitter Card

UCSF Pediatric Surgery
July 08, 2020
We are pleased to announce that Willieford Moses, MD will be joining our faculty in the fall as a pediatric surgeon based at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital – Oakland (BCHO). Dr. Moses graduated from Duke University in 2006 with a BS in Psychology, and received his MD from UCSF School of Medicine in 2011. He...

UCSF Nijagal Lab
July 01, 2020
Pediatric surgeon-scientist Amar Nijagal, M.D. has been awarded an American Cancer Society Individual Research Grant to study the crucial link between liver and bile duct development, and hepatobiliary cancers. The study is entitled: “Single cell characterization and organoid development of pediatric choledochal...
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UCSF Department of Surgery
October 22, 2019
The Department of Surgery warmly welcomes our new clinical fellows for the 2019-20 academic year, a diverse group of surgeons bringing a rich array of experiences from leading institutions. Abdominal Transplant Surgery Carrie Thiessen, M.D., Ph.D. Clinical Fellow (PGY-6)Abdominal Transplant Surgery Steven Wisel, M...
Twitter Card Amar Nijagal Md Recipient Of Ucsf Liver Center

UCSF Nijagal Lab
May 14, 2019
Amar Nijagal, M.D., an Assistant Professor in the Department of Surgery, was awarded a Pilot/Feasibility Award from the UCSF Liver Center, of which he is now an associate member. An external advisory board comprised of leading liver scientists evaluated applications for this award. Dr. Nijagal’s research proposal...