Disability Management Services

Disability Management Services supports and helps retain staff, faculty, residents, fellows, postdoctoral scholars, and student employees with disabilities.

What we do

Disability Management Services (DMS) provides services to the UCSF Campus and Health system including:

  • Promoting a climate of full inclusion for people with disabilities in the UCSF community
  • Consulting with management, Human Resources, and employees regarding workplace disability
  • Providing education and early intervention services to prevent disabling workplace injuries and illnesses
  • Assisting employees with disabilities and medical conditions to obtain workplace supports and/or reasonable accommodations
  • Facilitating early identification, referral and treatment for workplace injuries or illnesses
  • Implementing UC policy and/or contract provisions regarding return to work, the interactive process and reasonable accommodation


In addition to Disability Management Services, UCSF offers a variety of resources for individuals with disabilities: 


HR Leaves 

Office of Faculty and Academic Affairs 

Ergonomics Campus 

UCSF Health Ergonomics 

Faculty and Staff Assistance Program (Confidential) 

Office of the Ombuds (Confidential) 

Disability Insurance Programs: UCPath 

UCSF Healthcare Facilitator Program 

UCSF Chief Accessibility and Inclusion Officer/ADA Coordinator 

Office for the Prevention of Harassment and Discrimination 

Disability Allies Newsletter (UCSF Office of Diversity and Outreach) 

UCSF Faces of Ability II Mental Health Resources