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February 17, 2004
UCSF kicks off Mini Medical School VI in March with a six-week series of lectures every Wednesday from March 17 to April 21 focusing on the theme "learn and discover."
February 12, 2004
More than 1,000 teens from San Francisco and San Mateo counties are expected to attend the 4th Annual Young Women's Health Conference on Wednesday, March 10, in San Francisco.
February 05, 2004
John S. Greenspan, PhD, BDS, FRCPath, dean for research at the UCSF School of Dentistry, has been named the new director of the UCSF AIDS Research Institute (ARI).
February 04, 2004
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
Children and their parents or caregivers can receive dental treatment free of charge February 6 at the Family Dental Center at San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center.
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.