UCSF OHNS's Steven W. Cheung, MD Awarded 2023 Distinguished Service Award

February 15, 2024

The Department of Otolaryngology – Head and Neck Surgery at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF OHNS) is pleased announce Steven W. Cheung, MD has been awarded the 2023 Distinguished Service Award.

The Academic Senate selected Dr. Cheung as recipient of the 2023 UCSF Academic Senate Distinguished Service Award for his commitment to the Academic Senate of UCSF with the formation of the Academic Senate Committee on Space and relocation of permanent Senate offices in the new Valley Center for Vision on the Mission Bay campus.

Dr. Cheung also impacted the UCSF community through his work on the UAW Agreement Funding Gap Relief Program, approval of two new UCSF graduate programs and development of a more streamlined process to hire academic staff critical to UCSF's research mission. "It has been a great privilege to advance UCSF faculty and enterprise interests through the agency of the Academic Senate," Dr. Cheung says.

This is awarded to a UCSF Senate faculty member at the Associate or Full Professor level who has demonstrated outstanding and creative services with a lasting and significant impact on the excellence of shared governance at UCSF, exceptional abilities in collaborating with the university's many diverse stakeholders, and a sustained excellence and promise in serving the UCSF Academic Senate. This award carries a small honorarium of $1,500 from the UCSF Academic Senate's Chancellors Fund and is presented at the last Division meeting of the academic year as recognition of service to the UCSF academic community.