Media, Message, and Medicine: UCSF Women's Health 2020 Conference

By Eve Harris

Local journalists will discuss how they report on women’s health issues at the 11th annual UCSF Women’s Health 2020 Conference.  This is a daylong event offering 24 workshops for women of every age. The event will be held from 8 am - 4 pm on Saturday, March 20, on the UCSF main campus at 513 Parnassus Avenue.

Laura Esserman, MD, MBA, will give a special talk titled “The Media and the Meaning: Lessons from the Marin Breast Cancer Story.” Esserman is director of the UCSF Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center. Other workshops include “Yoga for Weight Loss” and “What the Upcoming Elections Mean to Women’s Health.” Throughout the day UCSF faculty members will present cutting-edge information on a range of health subjects including hormone therapy, heart disease, and skin care.

For more information visit and click “what’s happening.” Registration is $55 for early birds and seniors, $25 for students, and $65 regular.  Advance registration is advised and available by phone at 510- 843-8048.

Women’s Health 2020 is sponsored by the UCSF Center of Excellence in Women’s Health and the Obstetrics and Gynecology Foundation.