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UC Open Enrollment Period for 2013 Set to Begin

October 26, 2012 The University of California’s Open Enrollment period begins next week, with some important changes coming to Health Net coverage affecting employees in San Francisco.

First-Ever Partners in Primary Care Summit Shares Lessons From the Field

October 22, 2012 The first-ever UCSF and Partners Primary Care Summit brought key players to the table to discuss how to improve patient-focused care in San Francisco as part of national health reform.

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.

Intel Fellow to Talk About Health Innovation

March 27, 2012 The UCSF community is invited to hear Eric Dishman, director of Health Innovation and Policy for Intel’s Digital Health Group, talk about Intel's approach to health care at UCSF on April 5. 

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.

Medical Students Mark 'Match Day' at UCSF

March 22, 2012 UCSF medical students participated with their peers around the country in the annual rite of passage known as Match Day, when they found out which residency program they have been assigned and where they will work.

UC to Verify Family Member Eligibility for Health Coverage

March 21, 2012 The University of California is requiring that all faculty, staff and retirees who have one or more family members enrolled for coverage to provide documentation verifying their family members’ eligibility.

Glide Health Services Recognized as National Model

February 13, 2012 UCSF’s Patricia Dennehy, director of the nurse-managed Glide Health Services center, is among five Californians to receive the 2012 James Irvine Foundation Leadership Awards today for applying proven, innovative approaches to some of the state’s most difficult problems.

Program Empowers the Community Through University Partnership

December 02, 2011 Projects involving UCSF and community partners that encourage children to learn about medical careers, maintain proper dental hygiene and lose weight by learning to swim were recently celebrated for improving the health and well-being of San Franciscans.

San Francisco Health Improvement Partnerships Tackle Public Health Problems

December 01, 2011 UCSF and an array of community, academic and civic collaborators are wrapping up the first year of an ambitious effort to build partnerships to enhance the well-being of San Francisco residents and eliminate health disparities.

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.

Health Disparities Research Continues to Grow at UCSF

November 23, 2011 UCSF’s faculty and students are taking a wide-ranging look at the inequities that exist in the Unites States, in terms of both health itself and the quality of health care, across racial, ethnic and socioeconomic lines.

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.

UCSF Works to Improve Lives of Oakland Middle-School Students

November 15, 2011 UCSF, the Oakland Unified School District and an array of community-based partners are embarking on a quest to improve the lives of disadvantaged middle-school students, thanks to a $1.75 million grant from The Atlantic Philanthropies.

UCSF Offers Free Flu Shots to Faculty, Staff and Students

October 10, 2011 UCSF continues to offer free flu shots to faculty, staff, students and volunteers through October 21.

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