UCSF Pandemic Initiative for Equity and Action (UPIEA) seeks to transform health by supporting partners to advance evidence-based public health policies and practices that prioritize the needs of historically discriminated against and marginalized communities. UPIEA is committed to transformative public health solutions that empower community partners, advance equity, and save lives.


Public health is equitable, high-quality, community-driven and accessible for all.

Our Values 

  • Antiracist
  • Anticolonial
  • Diverse and inclusive
  • Intentional partnerships
  • Compassion
  • Community
  • Courage
  • Innovation
  • Data-driven action
  • Community lens