Privacy Training

Privacy and Security Training Checklist: Students

UCSF students are required to sign the UCSF Confidentiality Statement and complete UCSF privacy and security training.

Action Required

For Students

Confidentiality Statement Signature
UCSF Confidentiality Statement

  • Obtained as part of the student enrollment process
  • Filed in student’s record

UCSF Privacy and Confidentiality Handbook Review
UCSF Privacy & Confidentiality Handbook

  • Distributed as part of orientation process
  • New students are instructed to review Handbook

Privacy and Security Training

Completed as part of orientation and training or when a supervisor determines individual need for additional HIPAA training

Role-based training available via the UC Learning Center (employee ID required to login):

  • For healthcare providers: Advanced HIPAA Healthcare Provider Module
  • For those responsible for the management of PHI: Advanced HIPAA PHI Management Module
  • For those involved in communications, marketing, media relations, and/or public affairs: Advanced HIPAA Communications and Public Relations Module
  • For all other roles: HIPAA 101 – New Workforce Orientation
To complete the training, visit the UC Learning Center and search for the appropriate module(s).
Ongoing Privacy and Security Training


Workforce members may be required to complete ongoing privacy and security training. 

Note for individuals who need access to clinical systems: Additional training and approval may be required for specific UCSF clinical systems, such as APeX. Contact the system owners and department managers for any additional requirements.