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.
December 15, 2010
With only days to go for employees to make donations through the UCSF Charitable Giving Campaign, so far fund totals are looking remarkably below those raised in previous years.
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.
December 09, 2010
During December and throughout 2011, members of the UCSF community can participate in events and activities that can improve their health and well being.
November 15, 2010
William Vega, provost professor at the University of Southern California, recently called on researchers to improve outreach programs to address health disparities.
November 01, 2010
UCSF recently honored the best in community partnerships, including programs that work with children, patients with developmental disabilities and the homeless.
October 21, 2010
During an emotional ceremony, a group of 16 interns graduated recently from UCSF’s Community Outreach Internship Program, which works to develop the potential local workforce and provide under-served communities with access to university jobs.
October 18, 2010
Glide Health Services, the UCSF nurse-managed community clinic in San Francisco’s Tenderloin district, will get a $1.5 million federal grant to serve 3,000 patients every year as part of national health care reform.
October 13, 2010
John Greenspan, a distinguished professor of oral pathology and pathology in the schools of dentistry and medicine, respectively, has been appointed associate dean for Global Oral Health in the UCSF School of Dentistry.
September 16, 2010
Fourth-year medical student Jamila Harris, who saw community members in her native San Francisco neighborhood struggle to navigate the health system, explains her drive to become a doctor.
August 17, 2010
A joint project of UCSF and the Kenya Medical Research Institute has received $7 million—the first award of a five year grant that will total about $35 million—to expand its care and support of people affected by HIV/AIDS in Kenya.
August 16, 2010
Specialists in geriatric medicine at the San Francisco VA Medical Center and the VA Connecticut Healthcare System call the traditional approach of advance care planning “fundamentally flawed,” and propose a new paradigm.
August 09, 2010
A UCSF-led team has discovered a direct link between an inherited genetic mutation, a set of developmental abnormalities and a rare form of childhood leukemia called juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia, or JMML.
August 09, 2010
Faculty, staff and students have until August 12 to apply to serve a two-year term on the University Community Partnerships Council.
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.