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☀️During a rare sunny day on our Parnassus campus, UCSFers took a well-deserved break to play cornhole and enjoy frosty treats outside the @ucsflibrary.

Thank you to the @ucsfcampuslifeservices Wellness & Community team for bringing some summer fun to our frequently foggy campus!

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#ucsf #ucsflife #summer #campuslifeSummer in The City 🌁: It would hardly be a summer day in San Francisco without @karlthefog rolling off the ocean and enveloping the Parnassus campus and Mount Sutro.
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#ucsf #sanfrancisco #summer #karlthefog #fog #fogstagram #fogust
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📸: Susan MerrellIn an exoskeleton that looks like mechanical armor, 12-year-old Dilan Horwitz could be mistaken for a superhero — an assessment that wouldn’t be entirely wrong.
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A year ago, Dilan was a gifted sixth grader and the star catcher on his Little League team — with a seemingly minor nut allergy. While on a family vacation in Croatia, he collapsed after an apparent allergic reaction. He had stopped breathing within minutes.
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At a nearby hospital, an MRI revealed that oxygen deprivation had resulted in severe brain damage. Dilan was transported straight from Croatia to UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland, where he spent two months in daily physical, speech, and occupational therapy.
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That therapy included regular sessions in the exoskeleton, a wearable robot equipped with computerized sensors and motors. The technology helps patients relearn how to coordinate their movements, which is important for Dilan, who now struggles to control his body.
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Back home in Fremont, Dilan has emerged with a new ambition: to become a physical therapist. “It’s possible I might not be a professional baseball player,” he jokes.
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📸 by Elena ZhukovaMaking custom skeletal models for anatomy class while saving money - what’s not to love about 3D printing?
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The technology at the @ucsfmakerslab lets us create 3D printouts from actual patient scans for educational purposes and for clinical planning, for a fraction of the cost of traditional medical models. The foot and pelvic bone in the video cost less than $20 to print!
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#ucsf #makers #MakersLab #HigherEd #MedEd #3Dprinting☑️Set your intention. ☑️Take on added challenges. ☑️Always be learning. ☑️Develop self-awareness.
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UCSF “master diagnostician” Dr. Gurpreet Dhaliwal shared his keys to achieving excellence in his work and beyond.  Click on link in bio to see more ⬆️
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Illustration: Jing Jing TsongNew building in town: The final beam of the new UCSF Joan and Sanford I. Weill Neurosciences Building has been lifted into place! The building will house UCSF scientists and clinicians in UCSF’s Weill Institute for Neurosciences and expand UCSF’s neurological clinical services and research.
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#ucsf #construction #sanfrancisco #missionbay #research #neuroscience 📸: Elena Graham“Purple skies at night means what? @ucsf is actually kinda pretty. Looking forward to all the construction being done!” 📷 by UCSF postdoc Jack Nicoludis @_jackn_ .
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#ucsf #missionbay #sanfrancisco #skiesUCSFers showed up in full force for the San Francisco #Pride Parade on Sunday. We’re proud to celebrate the beautiful diversity of our community in the city we call home.
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#UCSF #UCSFPRIDE #PrideMonth #LGBT #LGBTQ #LBGTQIA #STEM #OutInSTEM #Pride2019 #UCSFStandsUp #UCSFProud
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📷: Noah Berger“Our generation owes the Stonewall generation a huge debt of gratitude. Without their courageous fight, resilience, and perseverance, many freedoms that we enjoy today would never have been obtained. The fact that I am Chair of UCSF Surgery is proof of the advances made, in part because of the courage of the people at that watershed moment in history.” -Julie Sosa, UCSF Department of Surgery Chair . ✨Follow @UCSF✨ as we celebrate LGBT Pride Month by highlighting members of the UCSF community who represent the LGBTQIA spectrum. .
#UCSF #UCSFPRIDE #PrideMonth #LGBT #LGBTQ #LBGTQIA #STEM #OutInSTEM #Pride2019

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