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Message from the Chair of the Department of Surgery

Dr. Julie Ann Sosa, M.D., M.A., FACS, Chair of the Department of Surgery, introduces the fundamentals of a world-class surgical department - clinical excellence, compassionate care, innovative research, equity and the most supportive surgical community as the vision of all its members. The Department of Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco continues to be a network that provides critical opportunities for the success of its future surgeons. 

Message from the Vice Chair of Education

Adnan Alseidi, M.D., Ed.M, Vice Chair of Education in the Department of Surgery, welcomes learners and general surgery applicants with a message against the backdrop of  the COVID-19 pandemic. The Department has responded to the communication challenges created by the pandemic through a series of videos and other resources on this website that encapsulate the unique culture of UCSF, its broad array programs, and the rich and diverse community of the San Francisco Bay Area. 

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