If the U.S Supreme Court allows for the ongoing expansion and adoption of national health care reform, it will mean a greater role for family medicine practitioners as the previously uninsured seek primary care physicians to gain access to the health care system.
December 02, 2011
Projects involving UCSF and community partners that encourage children to learn about medical careers, maintain proper dental hygiene and lose weight by learning to swim were recently celebrated for improving the health and well-being of San Franciscans.
November 23, 2011
UCSF’s faculty and students are taking a wide-ranging look at the inequities that exist in the Unites States, in terms of both health itself and the quality of health care, across racial, ethnic and socioeconomic lines.
November 17, 2011
Employees should take note that the annual Open Enrollment period ends November 22 at 5 p.m.
October 19, 2011
A rekindled controversy over the use of PSA screening to help detect prostate cancer highlights the different perspectives physicians may take in framing issues, evaluating studies and deciding on best practices.
September 22, 2011
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital’s Division of General Pediatrics has developed a large collection of pediatric clinical trials, which are now readily accessible via a new website that features the latest news and information on UCSF’s general clinical trials with children.
August 12, 2011
UC scientists explain radiation risks from everyday background radiation, medical imaging and nuclear power plant accidents in the aftermath of meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan.
July 18, 2011
Janice Humphreys, a associate professor of Family Health Care Nursing, is working with an interdisciplinary group of UCSF colleagues to study the long-term health and aging effects of intimate partner violence with funding made possible by UCSF’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute.
June 20, 2011
UCSF family practice nurse Lisa Thompson is calling attention to the dangers of rustic stoves – which use biomass fuels such as wood, coal, animal dung and crop residue – and result in harmful pollutants adversely affecting people in developing countries.
April 26, 2011
Juan Bautista stood nervously waiting to open the envelope that would dictate where he and his family would spend the next several years of their lives. While he loved his medical school experience at Northwestern University in Chicago, he wanted to match with UCSF Fresno to complete his obstetrics-gynecology residency and give back to the community in which he was raised.