Heart attack patients die at a higher rate when their nearest emergency room is so overtaxed that the ambulance transporting them is dispatched to another hospital, according to a new study led by scientists at UCSF.
June 13, 2011
April 01, 2011
Andre Campbell, a 17-year trauma surgeon at San Francisco General Hospital, was honored recently by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors for his life-saving contributions to the community.
March 30, 2011
UCSF continues to partner with Causes.com to help support organizations responding to the needs of children and families affected by the massive earthquake and devastating tsunami in Japan.
January 26, 2011
Early diagnosis and treatment can make a big difference for patients with schizophrenia. Unfortunately, diagnosis often is delayed for months or years.
January 17, 2011
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 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 17, 2010
A UCSF shuttle bus stopped at a red light near San Francisco General Hospital was rear-ended this morning in a chain-reaction traffic collision, said the San Francisco Police Department.
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 02, 2010
Members of the UCSF community can get a discount on prices for emergency preparedness kits through a new deal with a disaster supply company.