William Vega, provost professor at the University of Southern California, recently called on researchers to improve outreach programs to address health disparities.
November 15, 2010
November 01, 2010
UCSF recently honored the best in community partnerships, including programs that work with children, patients with developmental disabilities and the homeless.
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
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 13, 2010
John Greenspan, a distinguished professor of oral pathology and pathology in the schools of dentistry and medicine, respectively, has been appointed associate dean for Global Oral Health in the UCSF School of Dentistry.
September 16, 2010
Fourth-year medical student Jamila Harris, who saw community members in her native San Francisco neighborhood struggle to navigate the health system, explains her drive to become a doctor.
September 03, 2010
The UCSF contingent finished in fifth place for its fundraising efforts out of all the teams that participated in AIDS Walk San Francisco 2010, according to the final official fundraising tally.
August 17, 2010
A joint project of UCSF and the Kenya Medical Research Institute has received $7 million—the first award of a five year grant that will total about $35 million—to expand its care and support of people affected by HIV/AIDS in Kenya.
August 16, 2010
Specialists in geriatric medicine at the San Francisco VA Medical Center and the VA Connecticut Healthcare System call the traditional approach of advance care planning “fundamentally flawed,” and propose a new paradigm.
August 09, 2010
A UCSF-led team has discovered a direct link between an inherited genetic mutation, a set of developmental abnormalities and a rare form of childhood leukemia called juvenile myelomonocytic leukemia, or JMML.