UCSF Creates $6.2B Economic Output

UC San Francisco generates about $6.2 billion of industrial output in the nine-county Bay Area, according to a new economic impact report. The institution has 21,900 employees, making it the second-largest employer in San Francisco behind the city itself, according to the report by Economic & Planning Systems of Berkeley. The data came from the first economic analysis on UCSF since 2003, when first building opened at the Mission Bay campus. “UCSF is central to the optimism, energy and innovation that are here in San Francisco,” said chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, in a statement.

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