As families took to the streets to enjoy community festivals, many also got the opportunity to be proactive about their health, thanks to a volunteer effort by UC San Francisco faculty and students. More than 120 people participated in free dental screenings at the Cesar Chavez Festival in the Mission District on April 12 and the Bayview Sunday Streets event on May 4.
February 24, 2014
First-year UCSF medical student Jeffrey Chen gives a first-person account of a night he volunteered for the UCSF Homeless Clinic at the St. Vincent de Paul Society of San Francisco.
August 02, 2013
UCSF School of Dentistry students hit the Sunday Streets event in the city’s Mission District last weekend to offer free oral exams to children.
July 15, 2013
A new UCSF research project is exploring whether singing in a community choir can provide tangible health advantages to older adults.
June 04, 2013
The turnout for this year's free skin cancer screening hosted by the UCSF Department of Dermatology made it one of the most successful. The blazing Saturday sun may have been an appropriate reminder about the importance for getting checked.
May 22, 2013
The many ways in which UCSF students reach out to the community are as diverse as San Francisco itself, from combating Hepatitis B to hosting radio shows about science careers.
April 23, 2013
UCSF is a part of a broad coalition called San Francisco Health Improvement Partnerships (SF HIP) that’s been tackling health disparities across the city's diverse population.
April 01, 2013
The Abundant Life Health Ministries Initiative is a partnership between UCSF and nearly 30 churches across the Bay Area to address health disparities of minority populations.
August 01, 2012
UCSF's PlaySafe program has provided free sports medicine care to Bay Area high school students since 2002. By combining cardiac evaluations with annual physicals, the program aims to reduce the risk of sudden athlete death.
August 01, 2012
Children Receive Dental Services and Education at UCSF