Surgeon general to give keynote address at UCSF postgraduate course in general surgery

By Maureen McInaney

## Media representatives are invited to cover and conduct one-on-one interviews:

* WHO: The U.S. Surgeon General Richard Carmona, MD, MPH, FACS. Dr. Carmona is a graduate of UCSF School of Medicine and former UCSF professor of surgery

* WHAT: Keynote address at The UCSF Postgraduate Course in General Surgery. His remarks will cover disease prevention, public health preparedness, eliminating healthcare disparities and health literacy.

* WHEN: 11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m., Thursday, March 25

* WHERE: The Fairmont Hotel, Grand Ballroom, 950 Mason Street, San Francisco, CA (415) 772-5000

* NOTE TO REPORTERS: The Surgeon General will be available for interviews immediately following his keynote address. To arrange interviews contact Craig Stevens in the Surgeon General’s office at (202) 690-6343.