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Exercise is good for the 🧠! Lab manager Chibo Hong (in red) of the UCSF Brain Tumor Center and assistant professor of Neurology Qi Wen Fan took a lunchtime break to play pingpong in the lobby of UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center at Mission Bay.
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#ucsf #ucsflife"Of all the forms of inequality, injustice in health is the most shocking and inhuman." - Dr. Martin Luther King.⠀
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#mlkday #mlk #healthjustice #healthcare #healthaccess #healthequity #quotes #ucsfTHE HELPERS: Every month, UCSF students, residents and physicians volunteer their evenings for people who are homeless or transiently housed.⠀
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The UCSF Student-Run Homeless Clinic, located in San Francisco’s largest homeless shelter, provides urgent care, screenings, referrals and more.⠀
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📷: Clinic director and nurse practitioner student Katie Machado (right) and med student Francis Wright chat during the evening clinic operation at the UCSF Student-Run Homeless Clinic.⠀
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Photo by Susan Merrell.⠀
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#ucsf #ucsfproud #homelessness #homeless #clinic #meded #highered #nursing #nurses #nursingstudent #medicalstudent #parnassus #ucsfstudentsWhat motivates you each day? @ucsfnurse researcher and clinician Monica Rose McLemore works to create a better world for our patients and our communities. We featured her during our #UCSFWomen series for Women’s History Month, and she gave us one of our favorite #UCSFquotes of 2019.⠀
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#ucsf #ucsfquotes #ucsf2019 #nursing #ucsfnursing #ucsfnurses #publicmission #ucsfproud #inspiration #motivationOur dental students love to see kids smile 😀.⠀
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@ucsfdentistry student Nick Chiu joked with 4-year-old Michael after an exam at the Give a Kid a Smile Day at the UCSF Dental Clinic on our Parnassus campus. UCSF Students and faculty provide free dental screenings, sealants, fluoride treatments and oral hygiene education to the community.⠀
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This photo is one of favorite UCSF moments of 2019. See more at the link in our bio 👉.⠀
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#ucsf #ucsfproud #ucsfdentistry #ucsfdentists #ucsf2019 #meded #dentaled #publicmission #communityservice@ucsfnurse student Fion Ng shared her story with us for UCSF's LGBT Pride Month series in June. She gave us one of our favorite #UCSFquotes of 2019.⠀
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#ucsf #ucsfquotes #ucsffamily #meded #highered #nursing #quotes #inspiration #befree #ucsfnursing #ucsfnurse“I was a young child during the Iran-Iraq war, terrified by sheltering drills and intermittently separated from my father and childhood friends. But I spent hours playing, escaping to a world of my own imagining, relying on loving and responsive parents who created a safe space for me, even when distance encroached.
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Now, I am a researcher leading the UCSF GRACE Initiative, studying the effects of trauma on health. I see tragic events unfolding around the world, and millions of families and children displaced by war and poverty. I wonder, what kind of future is awaiting those refugee children going through the horror of war and violence? Is there hope for them?
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I believe the answer is “yes.”
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It's true that childhood traumatic events drastically affect the human mind and body — not just immediately after the trauma, but into and through adulthood. But we can prevent many hard-to-treat diseases by doing what my parents did for me. The safe and supportive home environment of my childhood protects me even now. Play and playfulness played a key role in my healthy development."
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Dr. Mohsen Malekinejad is leading a personal fundraising campaign on Together at UCSF to soften the blows of adversity. If you'd like to support an innovative program that will explore how safe and fun play spaces, parenting programs, and psychological services can support the wellbeing of refugee children, please give to his campaign: https://givingtogether.ucsf.edu/fundraiser/2474526
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📸: Walter ZarnowitzOur community gave us a lot to be #UCSFProud of this year.
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Our students provided free consultations and health education at public festivals and helped guide health care policy at the state Capitol. Our faculty and clinicians took to the streets to offer resources to unhoused and underhoused people. UCSF-ers volunteered at community events and helped beautify parks. .
See more moments and milestones at the link in our bio.
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#UCSFProud #UCSF #health #healtheducation #meded #highered #sanfrancisco #bayarea #SF #SFproud #ucsffamilyTrue.
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This month we're sharing some of the most inspiring #UCSFquotes of 2019. This one comes from UCSF bioengineer Tejal Desai, who we interviewed for our Women's History Month series in March.
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#ucsf #ucsfquotes #ucsfwomen #stem #womeninstem #womeninscience #science #sciart

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