Nancy L. Ascher, M.D.,
Professor and Chair, UCSF Department of Surgery
A gift to the Department of Surgery helps our physicians and
scientists find new treatments and cures for serious diseases.
Maurice Galante, M.D., a
legendary master surgeon at UCSF and renaissance man, died on
February 5, 2013. His career is memorialized by the Maurice Galante Lecture
Program and Maurice Galante Distinguished Professorship.
Gladwell, a staff writer with The New Yorker and noted
cultural icon, was the featured speaker for the annual Galante Lecture
Series on February 22, 2013.