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About the Initiative

The Preparing a New Generation of Leaders in the Health Professions Initiative (the Initiative) is based upon the premise that collective intelligence from a wide spectrum of leaders can help UCSF’s Office of Student Academic Affairs enhance its capacity to educate a new cadre of student leaders in the health sciences.

Mirroring UCSF's strategic plan, which emphasizes drawing upon the skills and knowledge base of experts in many disciplines, UCSF's Office of Student Academic Affairs will engage national leaders, including UCSF staff, students and faculty, to address five issue areas: educational technology; diversity; leadership development; trends in health care; and student support services. Participants will be able to support the Initiative by serving as advisors, student mentors, and support to UCSF faculty and staff.

Photos: (L to R) UCSF students Stephanie Tran, Emily Min and Mark Anthony Maningas (R) UCSF student Abi Situ; Dr. John Watson; Daniel Boggan, Chair, California Endowment; and UCSF student Asia Williams