The Asian American Pacific Islander Coalition (AAPIC) is a group of volunteer learners, staff, faculty, AAPI organizations and departments within UCSF that aim to help address equity, inclusion, belonging, and anti-racism for AAPI-identified UCSF members and to promote health equity for AAPI-identified patients and research participants at UCSF. 


  1. Serve as the recognized/formal advisory and advocacy group for the diverse AAPI community (patients and UCSF members) 

  1. Serve as a bridge by listening, collecting, and gathering concerns and advocate for the AAPI community (patients and UCSF members) through existing AAPI represented groups and working with appropriate UCSF leadership to address these concerns 


Joint Statement Priorities 2022-2023

  1. Raise Awareness
  2. Collect & Disaggregate AAPI Data
  3. Strengthen Language Access for Patients

UCSF Joint Statement Working Committee Signup

The AAPI Coalition is recruiting members of the UCSF community to participate in crafting a vision to advance the Joint Statement goals. If you are interested in joining any of the committees that will focus on these goals, please indicate your interest by completing this form. You will be contacted in the coming months by the committee lead to schedule group meeting times. Time commitment will be determined by the committees individually.

Sign-Up Form

Asian American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2024

May is Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month, which celebrates all of the Asians, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders in the United States who have made the country what it is today. During this month, the country celebrates the achievements and remembers the struggles endured by Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders. 

Lions, Dragons, and Songs. Oh, My!​ Staff Registered Campus Organizations Showcase​

Date: March 14, 2024
Time: 11:00am-1:00pm (Program will begin at 11:15)
Location: Rutter Atrium and Pub Lounge in the Rutter Center (1675 Owens St., San Francisco 94158)

Join us in the Rutter Atrium for some treats and performances from Lion Dance Me and the GAPA Men's Chorus. Learn more about UCSF's Staff RCO's at the table fair in the Pub Lounge.

2022 Calendar Year Wrap Up

2022 was the first full year of the AAPI Coalition. In this time, some things we accomplished were:

  • Affirming our Charter​
  • Electing our first co-chairs​
  • Establishing recurring Steering Committee meetings​
  • Welcoming new Steering Committee members​
  • Establishing our documentation repository​
  • Interfacing with our member orgs to support AANHPI heritage month​
  • Hosting our first AAPIC AANHPI heritage month event (Status of APAs in UCSF)​
  • Presenting data to hospital leadership on disparity in patient experiences​


  • Securing our first Executive Sponsor​
  • Renewing our RCO status​
  • Beginning our website​
  • Supporting member org events​
  • Setting a plan and priorities for FY 2022-3​
  • Re-establishing initial communication with UCSF leadership​
  • Re-introducing AAPIC to our constituency​
  • Pushing for greater language accessibility for patients during virtual visits​
  • Gaining representation at 4CI