Campus News

Campus News

Filter Results

Genital Injuries: Painful Yet Mostly Preventable

November 13, 2012 A comprehensive survey of genital injuries over the last decade involving mishaps with consumer products — like overzealous zipping — that brought adults to U.S. emergency rooms reveals that such accidents are common and may be preventable, according to doctors at UCSF.

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.

Documentary on Broken U.S. Health Care System Features UCSF Health Researchers

October 04, 2012 A new documentary, “Escape Fire,” examines a broken US health care system that’s “designed for quick fixes rather than prevention.” The film also highlights pioneering efforts to transform the system and bring effective, low-cost solutions to the public, including interviews with UCSF researchers Dean Ornish, Elizabeth Blackburn and Peter Carroll.

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. 

UCSF to Host Wellness Expo on January 18

January 05, 2012 The UCSF community is invited to attend "Living Well at UCSF" at the Second Annual Wellness Expo on Wednesday, Jan. 18 in the Millberry Union on the Parnassus campus.

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.

UCSF Fitness Centers Offer Free Access to Employees through December 14

November 30, 2011 UCSF Fitness & Recreation Centers at the Parnassus and Mission Bay campuses are free to employees from December 1 through December 14.

UCSF Fitness Centers Offer Free Access to Employees through December 14

November 30, 2011 UCSF Fitness & Recreation Centers at the Parnassus and Mission Bay campuses are free to employees from December 1 through December 14.

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 Gets American Heart Association Award as Fit-Friendly Employer

November 04, 2011 UCSF was recently recognized as a 2011 gold-level recipient of the American Heart Association’s Start! Fit-Friendly Companies Recognition program. 

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.

Researcher Calls for Mammograms to be Tailored to Patient

September 29, 2011 Mammograms are not one-size-fits-all, says noted breast cancer researcher Karla Kerlikowske, MD, of the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF). Rather, they should be customized based on a woman’s age, breast density, family health history and other factors.

Global Health Leaders Urge Graduates to Work Toward Health Equity

August 11, 2011 UCSF leaders in Global Health Sciences urged the graduating class of global health scholars to work toward achieving health care equity around the world.

Sepulveda Delivers Commencement Address to Global Health Scholars

August 10, 2011 Jaime Sepúlveda, who will join the University as executive director of UCSF Global Health Sciences on September 1, delivered a commencement address to the 2011 Class of Masters of Sciences in Global Health.

Pages