African Americans, the foreign-born, and the near-poor are more likely to encounter barriers to being treated at a trauma center, according to new research reports by UCSF emergency medicine physician and researcher Renee Hsia, and her colleagues.
January 17, 2011
January 12, 2011
In a study led by researchers at the San Francisco VA Medical Center and the University of California, San Francisco, a new cognitive training method significantly improved the ability of patients with chronic brain injury to maintain attention on goals and execute tasks – skills that these patients often lack as a result of their injuries.
January 11, 2011
Joe Olivares Hernandez, a fourth-year medical student, will be taken off like support, pending arrangements for organ donation, according to Dean Sam Hawgood.
December 11, 2010
Health care inequality in South Africa is even worse for poor, black South Africans than it was under apartheid, according to new study co-authored by UCSF internal medicine resident Sanjay Basu.
September 02, 2010
A UCSF employee was struck in the face by an African-American woman while walking to the BART Station at night, according to the UCSF Police Department.
August 06, 2010
UCSF recently won the UC Ready Excellence in Mission Continuity Award for efforts to ensure that critical functions of the University can continue following a major disaster.
August 04, 2010
Hospital emergency departments need to be better adapted to the needs of terminally ill patients who are increasingly seeking palliative care in the emergency room, according to a study led by a physician at the San Francisco VA Medical Center.
June 28, 2010
Faculty, staff, students and trainees can sign up to be trained as citizen first responders in the Neighborhood Emergency Response Training session at UCSF Mission Bay in July.
June 17, 2010
The Veterans Health Research Institute or NCIRE will present “The Brain at War: Neurocognitive Consequences of Combat” today (June 17).
May 20, 2010
Mitchell Cohen, MD, UCSF assistant professor of surgery, has received a $225,000 research grant from the National Trauma Institute to investigate the timing and mechanism of traumatic coagulopathy.