UCSF Pandemic Initiative for Equity and Action (UPIEA) seeks to redefine the systems of care with health equity and social justice as our compass. We strive to engage communities in solutions to make healthcare accessible to all. We do this by providing transformative education, outstanding public health service, and evidence-based public health actions and policies to underserved populations.  


We envision that public health services can be delivered in an equitable and achievable way for all. 

Our Values 

  • Community led 
  • Compassionate 
  • Context specific  
  • Evidence based 
  • High quality 
  • Humble 
  • Solution oriented  
  • Transformative education  
  • Translational