News & Highlights
PGY2, urology resident, Jorge D. Mena, MD, received the 2020-21 ZSFG Krevans Award virtually at the annual ZSFG Medical Staff Meeting in June 2021 for his excellent performance during his intern year at the Priscilla Chan and Mark Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (ZSFG).
The Department of Urology commends its beloved Chief Residents, Drs. Carissa Chu, Claire de la Calle and Yi Li.
Hao Nguyen, MD, PhD, Associate Professor in the Department of Urology, has been appointed the Richard and Leilani Grinold Endowed Professorship in Urology. The Richard Grinold Fund was established in 2009 by Richard and his wife, Leilani Grinold. Richard Grinold is a well-respected and forward thinker in research innovations and thoughtful leadership in his field. Funds from the professorship will support Nguyen’s research, teaching and service activities in advancing urologic oncology.
Samuel L. Washington, III, MD, MAS, Assistant Professor in the Department of Urology, has been appointed the Goldberg-Benioff Endowed Professorship in Cancer Biology. This endowment is supported by Evan and Cindy Goldberg, and Lynne and Mark Benioff, advocates preeminent to prostate cancer research.
Women physicians continue to shape and cultivate the changes we see in healthcare every day. This may be through research, patient care, as an advocate, community outreach, mentorship, the list goes on. In the UCSF Department of Urology, you will find some of these pathbreaking women. Below ou
Dr. Carroll is being feted for “his steadfast commitment to the UCSF community,” said UCSF Chancellor Sam Hawgood.
$25,000 American Association for the Advancement of Science Martin and Rose Wachtel Cancer Research Award for 2020 goes to Luke Gilbert, PhD...