A clinical trial led by UC San Francisco has found that when pregnant women are educated about their choices on prenatal genetic testing, the number of tests actually drops, even when the tests are offered with no out-of-pocket costs.
September 24, 2014
September 14, 2014
Juliana's Journey Foundation - established in honor of two-and-a-half-year-old Juliana Peña, who passed away in 2012 from brain cancer - recently gave $15,000 to UCSF's Kate Matthay, MD, to develop treatments for neuroblastoma.
September 02, 2014
UCSF pediatric transplant recipients and donors celebrate and share experiences at the 19th Annual Chris Mudge UCSF Pediatric Transplant Picnic.
August 05, 2014
According to a new commentary, it’s important for pediatricians to balance their roles as social advocates with the need to provide the most accurate medical information when counseling women on the benefits of breastfeeding.
July 25, 2014
Naomi Schapiro was awarded a three-year Advanced Nursing Education Grant to fund interprofessional training of students and graduate trainees in the collaborative care of children with mental health conditions and obesity in Alameda County.
July 15, 2014
UCSF Medical Center is among the nation's premier hospitals for the 13th consecutive year, ranking as the eighth best hospital in the country according to U.S. News & World Report.
June 25, 2014
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 10, 2014
The multisensory room at the new UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco will offer young patients a soothing place when dealing with sensory regulation problems or pain.
May 28, 2014
As families took to the streets to enjoy community festivals, many also got the opportunity to be proactive about their health, thanks to a volunteer effort by UC San Francisco faculty and students. More than 120 people participated in free dental screenings at the Cesar Chavez Festival in the Mission District on April 12 and the Bayview Sunday Streets event on May 4.
April 30, 2014
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital San Francisco one of a very few academic medical centers to offer acupuncture to both inpatients and outpatients to manage pain.