UCSF recently honored the best in community partnerships, including programs that work with children, patients with developmental disabilities and the homeless.
November 01, 2010
October 22, 2010
Genetics experts will cover topics ranging from the metabolic syndrome, to cancer, to Neanderthal genetics at a symposium to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the UCSF Institute for Human Genetics.
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 07, 2010
UCSF Medical Center and the School of Medicine are launching a mandatory online Privacy and Information Security training program as part of UCSF’s commitment to protect confidential information.
October 05, 2010
Katherine Flores, a family physician and director of the UCSF Fresno Latino Center for Medical Education and Research, has been appointed a member of the new National Health Care Workforce Commission.
October 04, 2010
Synuclein is a protein that can cause Parkinson’s disease, although it is not clear how. UCSF researcher Robert Edwards, MD, now has discovered that synuclein can affect signal transmission between nerve cells long before disease symptoms arise.
October 04, 2010
UCSF health policy expert Janet Coffman addresses some of the reasons why California is ahead of other states and the benefits of being first in health care reform.
September 30, 2010
UCSF will provide free flu shots to all employees, students and volunteers with UCSF identification at drop-in clinics from Monday, Oct. 4 to Monday, Nov. 1, 2010.
September 21, 2010
Cancer and infertility can be a double blow. Many women become infertile following cancer treatment. And because more women are living longer thanks to modern chemotherapy and radiation treatment, more are later discovering that they cannot bear children.