Mission and Vision

June 2023


To lead in research, education, clinical care, and entrepreneurship to expand knowledge and improve the health of people everywhere.


To be the global leader in innovating pharmacy education, biomedical research, and health care.

The missions of the UCSF School of Pharmacy’s Departments of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, Clinical Pharmacy, and Pharmaceutical Chemistry fall under the broader umbrella of the School's mission statement. The School supports the mission and values of the University of California, San Francisco and the mission of the larger University of California system.

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