National Postdoc Appreciation Week (NPAW) 2023

To celebrate and appreciate postdocs across the country, NPAW 2023 is happening September 18th - 22nd! At UCSF, we will have a full week of socials, career events, coffee hours, a postdoc community hike, and more! See the full schedule here:

Bi-Monthly Joint Happy Hour with Gladstone Insitutes

Every other month, 100+ postdocs come together for free pizza + drinks at our joint Happy Hour with Gladstone Institutes. This event will be advertised (with link for RSVP) through our list serve, so keep an eye on your inbox.

Joint Gladstone + UCSF Postdoc Happy Hour July 2023
Joint Gladstone + UCSF Postdoc Happy Hour in July 2023


Coffee Socials around Mission Bay and Parnassus Campus

PSA hosts regular coffee hours with free coffee + snacks. A great way to meet other postdocs. Make sure to subscribe to our list serve and be there for the next coffee social at your campus!

Be sure to grab your donut during one of our coffee socials!


Outdoor events in and around San Francisco

PSA has been very active in organizing regular hikes around San Francisco and the Bay Area. We are lucky to live in one of the best spots for enjoying the outdoors. If you have ideas on where to go next, don't hesitate and get in touch with us to coordinate the next outdoor gathering. Any initiative will be advertised through our list serve! 

Postdoc community hike in Marin Headlands, with beautiful views of the Golden Gate Bridge