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Graduate Students Recognized for Community Service

May 19, 2014 Two UCSF graduate students recently received awards for their outstanding service to the community.

On Mission Bay's 10th Anniversary, Hospital Construction Surges Forward

January 23, 2013 Ten years after the UCSF Mission Bay campus was established, UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay – the key patient-care component of the campus – is only two years away from opening.

Annual Tradition Celebrates UCSF Community Partnerships

October 23, 2012 Exemplary community collaborations that promote health equity in San Francisco took center stage at the Fourth Annual Partnerships Celebration sponsored by UCSF’s University Community Partnerships (UCP).

Helping Women Make Informed Decisions About Reproductive Health

October 02, 2012 Although it’s proven that contraception prevents pregnancy, it’s also clear that many women who don’t want to get pregnant don’t use or don’t have access to contraception. Christine Dehlendorf, MD, MAS, a family physician based at San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, used implementation science to help women navigate this issue.

New Standards to Improve Diagnosis of Sjogren's Syndrome

August 09, 2012 Sjögren's syndrome largely was unknown to the American public until tennis star Venus Williams withdrew from the U.S. Open last year and announced she had the autoimmune disease, in which a person’s white blood cells attack glands that produce tears and saliva.

A Glimpse Inside Construction of UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay

May 23, 2012 Construction of UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay is well underway, with the building’s exterior panels, glass, and interior studs being installed.

Team Approach to Individualized Childbirth at New Mission Bay Women's Hospital

April 10, 2012 The new Women’s Specialty Hospital at UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay will offer abundant opportunities to build on the collegiality UCSF already fosters between patient and provider.

Chancellor Presents 2012 Award for Advancement of Women to Three

March 28, 2012 UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann awarded three members of the campus community for their efforts to advance women at UCSF and beyond at ceremony on March 28.

Family Medicine Residency at SFGH: Past, Present and Future

March 23, 2012 The UCSF Family and Community Medicine Residency Program at San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (SFGH) celebrates its 40th anniversary. It has trained more than 400 family doctors who have cared for tens of thousands of underserved patients and advocated for millions more.

New Generation Clinic Helps Disadvantaged Teens With Family Planning

November 30, 2011 The New Generation Health Center, which seeks to reduce the number of unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections among high-risk youth in San Francisco, is hosting a fundraiser on December 1 to support its community outreach activities.

UC's Open Enrollment Period Ends November 22

November 17, 2011 Employees should take note that the annual Open Enrollment period ends November 22 at 5 p.m.

High Rate of False-Positives with Annual Mammogram

October 17, 2011 During a decade of receiving mammograms, more than half of cancer-free women will be among those summoned back for more testing because of false-positive results, and about one in 12 will be referred for a biopsy.

Tracking Breast Cancer Over Decades to Save Lives

September 29, 2011 A new way to study and treat breast cancer being launched at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) in October will screen women for the disease and provide them with individual assessments of their risk of developing the cancer.    

UCSF Professor Describes Evolving Science of Breast Cancer Screening

September 29, 2011 UCSF professor Goerge Sawaya, MD, a member of the  U.S. Preventive Services Task Force that developed updated recommendations on breast cancer screening, discusses the rationale and the role of science in advancing change in clinical practice in this video.

Reaching Out to Minorities for Breast Cancer Clinical Trials

September 29, 2011 It’s a matter of fairness: members of all ethnic groups should have the opportunity to participate in clinical trials. And it’s a matter of soundness, too: medical advancements must be tested in as many different people with as many different genetic makeups as possible.

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