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Executive Summary of UCSF2025 Results

Interested in the highlights of UCSF2025?  Check out the the UCSF2025 Executive Summary and tell us what you think by commenting below. -Team UCSF2025  

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Weigh in to Take It Further

On September 11-12, 2013, the UCSF community convened to run a forecast game about the future of UC San Francisco in the year 2025.  2,583 players ranging from faculty & staff to students, alumni, and friends of UCSF registered to … Continue reading

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2025 Opportunity | Negotiate New Partnerships

UCSF has built its foundation here as a brick-and-mortar biomedical research campus in San Francisco, with ties to both local communities and to the more than 50 countries around the world in which it works. Increasingly, medicine, health sciences research, … Continue reading

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2025 Opportunity | Pioneer New Funding Models

From medical research to higher education and patient care, traditional sources of funding are becoming increasingly uncertain. The large institutions that have distributed funds— state and federal government, insurance companies, and large corporate investors—are all facing new challenges themselves, while … Continue reading

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2025 Opportunity | Rethink Research & Publication

In the next decade, research will increasingly leverage human-software symbiosis as smart machines and software enter almost every domain of our lives.  Simulation and visualization tools in particular will change the flows of research, extending human capabilities and enabling us … Continue reading

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2025 Opportunity | Re-Envision Health Sciences Education

Across disciplines and around the world, education is undergoing a transformation as profound as the founding of universities and the introduction of public education. With growing costs and diminished funding for traditional classrooms—and with rapid evolution of knowledge in a … Continue reading

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2025 Opportunity | Transform Patient Care

Over the past decade, new health care players have begun to redesign the patient care marketplace. From retail health outlets for flu shots to full-body scanning services to digital diagnostic equipment, patient care is moving out of traditional hospitals and … Continue reading

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Final Top 10 Leaderboard

With 24,711 ideas played by 2,583 registered players, the game ended at 8pm pacific today. Thanks to all players who contributed ideas over the past 36 hours. A special shout-out to the 10 players that reached the top of the … Continue reading

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Higher Education Hero Award!

The Higher Education Hero award goes to the most creative idea for reinventing higher education for the health sciences. And the winner is…gravitytank_ann for their card, and the subsequent conversation it sparked, around a new path for families to leverage contextual learning … Continue reading

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Funding Innovator Award!

The Funding Innovator Award goes to the most creative idea for innovative funding models for research and health. And the winner is…player infrared (a freelance mathematician in Portland, Oregon), for their card on funding health research via aggregating many, small-scale contributions left … Continue reading

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