In the first national survey of U.S. obstetricians’ attitudes towards counseling pregnant patients about environmental health hazards, nearly 80 percent agreed that physicians have a role to play in helping patients reduce their exposures, but only a small minority use their limited time with patients to discuss how they might avoid exposure to toxics.
June 18, 2014
Parents who have a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are about one third less likely to have more children than families without an affected child, according to a study led by a UC San Francisco researcher.
March 05, 2014
UCSF is changing the way you think about your neighborhood drugstore by putting the pharmacist front and center – not just in the store, but also on your health care team.
August 02, 2013
UCSF School of Dentistry students hit the Sunday Streets event in the city’s Mission District last weekend to offer free oral exams to children.
August 02, 2013
In an effort to improve health outcomes in San Francisco, Mayor Ed Lee has announced the expansion and alignment of three successful community health collaboratives into one body, now known as the San Francisco Health Improvement Partnership.
May 20, 2013
Marking a significant milestone in the lives of medical students, the UCSF School of Medicine conferred doctor of medicine degrees to the Class of 2013 during a commencement ceremony on May 16.
May 15, 2013
Chancellor Susan Desmond-Helllmann, MD, MPH, presented awards to 11 members of the UC San Francisco community for their extraordinary contributions to the University and beyond.
May 13, 2013
UC San Francisco, a frequent high-performing team at AIDS Walk San Francisco, will again for the gold – the honor given to the top fundraising organizations participating in the annual event.
April 23, 2013
UCSF is a part of a broad coalition called San Francisco Health Improvement Partnerships (SF HIP) that’s been tackling health disparities across the city's diverse population.
March 23, 2012
If the U.S Supreme Court allows for the ongoing expansion and adoption of national health care reform, it will mean a greater role for family medicine practitioners as the previously uninsured seek primary care physicians to gain access to the health care system.