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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
An invited commentary in the Oct. 11 Archives of Internal Medicine, titled "A Prescription for Improved Chronic Disease Management,” highlights the current and potential role of pharmacists in preventing and treating chronic diseases.
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 08, 2010
A woman’s race/ethnicity and socioeconomic status impact whether health care providers recommend one of the most highly effective forms of contraception, a UCSF study confirms. The results also indicate that the interaction of both factors plays a role in clinicians’ decisions.
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 06, 2010
Patients who cannot discuss their diabetes with a doctor in their own language may have poorer health outcomes, even when interpreter services are available, according to a new study by researchers at UCSF and the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research.
October 05, 2010
A diet supplemented with powdered dried plum restored bone lost by mice during the course of normal aging, in a study led by Bernard P. Halloran, PhD, at the San Francisco VA Medical Center.
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
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.
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.

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