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September 16, 2013
UCSF's fifth annual trauma summit, held at San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, drew dozens of surgeons from developing countries who came to learn cutting-edge techniques.
July 23, 2013
At the age of 43, top fitness trainer Ashley Selman was an unlikely candidate for a total hip replacement. But after doing extensive research, she found the best course of treatment for her hip pain at UCSF.
January 28, 2013
A UCSF-led commentary is calling attention to a little-known regulatory loophole that allows unsafe and untested medical devices to reach the marketplace and harm patients.
November 16, 2012
More than 60 amputee athletes recently participated in the first civilian training program of its kind designed to assist amputees in maximizing their physical potential through a broad range of resources offered by the UCSF Department of Orthopaedic Surgery.
August 01, 2012
UCSF's PlaySafe program has provided free sports medicine care to Bay Area high school students since 2002. By combining cardiac evaluations with annual physicals, the program aims to reduce the risk of sudden athlete death.
June 05, 2012
A diverse group of young athletes came together recently for a common purpose: to participate in UCSF’s Amputee Comprehensive Training program at the Orthopaedic Institute, where they pushed themselves further than they had ever imagined possible.
May 09, 2012
Continuing a popular but controversial treatment for osteoporosis could reduce spine fracture risk for a particular group of patients, but others could see little to no change if they discontinue it, according to a researcher at UCSF.
April 27, 2012
When Christina Allen, MD, was a small child growing up in Connecticut, the word taekwondo was as foreign to her as the country of its origin. Some 40 years later, Allen is the team physician for the U.S. Olympics Taekwondo Team and will accompany them to the 2012 London Olympics this summer.
January 12, 2012
A Bay Area athlete is chasing his dreams of competing in the 2012 Paralympics with the help of experts at UCSF. And while he has yet to qualify for the global competition, he’s already beating his disability.
September 19, 2011
Faculty are encouraged to apply for the T1 Translational Catalyst Award, which is designed to help drive promising, early-stage research through the lengthy and complex process of bringing products and procedures to patients.

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