Writing Research Articles

Getting Started

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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.

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