Writing Research Articles

Getting Started

Other online resources

Delving Deeper

Take a course at UCSF

  • Writing Predoctoral Fellowships (for first year graduate students). Course Director: Professor Zev Gartner. Offered every Fall by the CCB Graduate Program. Other graduate programs interested in having their students attend this course should contact Julia Molla.
  • Scientific Writing is an eight-week course twice a year taught by Pamela Derish, M.A., Publications Manager, Surgery. Faculty, fellows, and residents in the Department of Surgery have priority, but depending on space availability, researchers outside Surgery may also attend. Contact Pamela Derish for more information.

Books to check out

Upcoming Events


Mastering the Art of Uncomfortability: How to Network

Date: April 3, 2023
Time: 3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Info Session II: Peer Teams, Spring 2023

Date: April 4, 2023
Time: 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Communicating Science to Nonscientists with Jean-luc Doumont

Date: April 14, 2023
Time: 10:30 a.m. - -12:30 p.m.

Evidence-Based Teaching Course (STEP-UP) Opens

Date: June 5, 2023
Time: 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.