May 15, 2013
Chancellor Susan Desmond-Helllmann, MD, MPH, presented awards to 11 members of the UC San Francisco community for their extraordinary contributions to the University and beyond.
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.
March 23, 2012
If the U.S Supreme Court allows for the ongoing expansion and adoption of national health care reform, it will mean a greater role for family medicine practitioners as the previously uninsured seek primary care physicians to gain access to the health care system.
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.
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.
November 17, 2011
Employees should take note that the annual Open Enrollment period ends November 22 at 5 p.m.
July 18, 2011
Janice Humphreys, a associate professor of Family Health Care Nursing, is working with an interdisciplinary group of UCSF colleagues to study the long-term health and aging effects of intimate partner violence with funding made possible by UCSF’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute.
June 20, 2011
UCSF family practice nurse Lisa Thompson is calling attention to the dangers of rustic stoves – which use biomass fuels such as wood, coal, animal dung and crop residue – and result in harmful pollutants adversely affecting people in developing countries.
April 26, 2011
Juan Bautista stood nervously waiting to open the envelope that would dictate where he and his family would spend the next several years of their lives. While he loved his medical school experience at Northwestern University in Chicago, he wanted to match with UCSF Fresno to complete his obstetrics-gynecology residency and give back to the community in which he was raised.
April 20, 2011
UCSF's Lynn Ponton, an expert in teen risk-taking and sexuality, has written a new novel, “Metis: Mixed Blood Stories,” which tells the coming-of-age stories of four generations of adolescents as they face different challenges during their 16th year.
January 26, 2011
Early diagnosis and treatment can make a big difference for patients with schizophrenia. Unfortunately, diagnosis often is delayed for months or years.
January 24, 2011
A documentary debuting today shows how UCSF researchers are using innovative multidisciplinary treatment strategies for patients living with Parkinson’s disease.
January 21, 2011
The UCSF community recognized the stellar efforts of a student as well as faculty and staff members at the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Awards on Jan. 25.
January 21, 2011
After receiving a number of requests from individual students and student groups, a quiet space meant for personal reflection, meditation and prayer is now available to members of the UCSF community at the Parnassus campus.
December 21, 2010
It was a breakthrough year for UCSF’s Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Resource Center, long the nation’s only LGBT office in a health care or health education setting.