In this editorial, two physicians with the UCSF Division of Geriatrics address the importance of delivering patient-centered care through collaboration between inpatient and outpatient providers. Specifically, the editorial discusses whether the hospital is an appropriate place to start long-term medications for chronic conditions.
More than 70 percent of postdoctoral scholars and graduate students at UC San Francisco have a decreased desire to pursue an academic career in science, specifically due to the economic environment for science, according to an October 2013 survey run by UCSF postdoctoral scholars.
A new study by UCSF researchers examines the link between the affordability of healthy food ingredients with certain health outcomes, such as risk for hypoglycemia among people with diabetes.
Current anti-obesity treatments include strategies to prevent food energy from being absorbed, such as orlistat, which prevents fat absorption from food.