Nearly five years after an Institute of Medicine report put medical mistakes on the public's radar screen, two UCSF Medical Center physicians have published a groundbreaking discussion of why errors occur and what health care providers and leaders must do to cure this epidemic.
February 04, 2004
February 02, 2004
Health care providers in South Africa will soon have speedier access to a vast trove of reliable information about HIV and its treatment, due to the collaborative effort of UCSF, the National Library of Medicine and a South African university
February 01, 2004
Recent experience as the target of anti-gay violence or threats, not identifying as gay, or feeling alienated from the gay community are the major predictors of depression in men who have sex with men (MSM) ...
January 29, 2004
The number of sigmoidoscopy examinations that fail to attain an adequate depth of insertion increases progressively along with advancing age in men and women, according to a new study by a researcher at the San Francisco VA Medical Center (SFVAMC).
January 27, 2004
Physicians have five areas of opportunity to be of service to family members caring for patients at the end of life, according to a UCSF Medical Center palliative care expert.
January 26, 2004
UCSF researchers have found that use of black tar heroin by injection drug users in West Coast cities accounts for a dramatically lower percentage of IDUs in these locations who are infected with HIV.
January 15, 2004
Local journalists will discuss how they report on women's health issues at the 11th annual UCSF Women's Health 2020 Conference. This is a daylong event offering 24 workshops for women of every age.
January 07, 2004
## Exhibits * February 1 - 27 * ART EXHIBIT AT UCSF FACULTY ALUMNI HOUSE: Artist Julie Nelson comes to UCSF with a new exhibit entitled “Where Physics Meets Metaphysics,” a collection of paintings depicting the universal “language of nature.” Open weekdays by appointment. 745 Parnassus Ave. (415) 476-4723. ## Evenrs EVENTS
December 18, 2003
Hospital costs were 23 percent higher for older patients who required help with daily activities such as bathing or eating, according to a study conducted by researchers from the San Francisco VA Medical Center.
December 11, 2003
Ron Vale, a UCSF faculty member since 1986 and an internationally known cell biologist, has been named chair of the Department of Cellular and Molecular Pharmacology.