UCSF events for June 2007

By Derek Deike

EVENTS

Wednesday, June 6

MISSION BAY COMMUNITY WORKSHOP

A forum for UCSF and neighbors to have an honest dialogue about the interaction between the desires and needs of the community and the future direction of UCSF in and around Mission Bay over the next five years. 6:30 - 9 pm. UCSF Mission Bay Campus, Genentech Hall 114, 600 16th Street, San Francisco. For more information, contact Barbara Bagot-López at (415) 476-8318 or [email protected]

Thursday, June 7

LGBT FILM SERIES: DADDY AND PAPA

Screening of “Daddy and Papa” in celebration of Father’s Day. There will be a post screening discussion with filmmaker and father, Johnny Symons. 12:00-1:30pm. No charge. UCSF, 513 Parnassus Ave, Health Sciences West Bldg, Room 301, San Francisco. For more information, email [email protected] or visit http://www.ucsf.edu/cge/lgbtr/.

Saturday, June 9

PLANNING FOR COLLEGE WORKSHOP

A one-day special event for eighth-graders and their parents. Agenda covers preparing, applying, and paying for college. Sponsored by the UCSF Center for Education and Opportunity. 8:30am - 1:30pm. No fee and lunch is included. Registration required. Pre-register online at www.ucforyou.com.  UCSF Mission Bay Campus, 1675 Owens St, San Francisco. For more information, call (415) 514-2132.

Monday, June 18

MISSION BAY COMMUNITY WORKSHOP

A forum for UCSF and neighbors to have an honest dialogue about the interaction between the desires and needs of the community and the future direction of UCSF in and around Mission Bay over the next five years. 7-9 pm. UCSF Mission Bay Campus, Genentech Hall 114, 600 16th Street, San Francisco. For more information, contact Barbara Bagot-López at (415) 476-8318 or [email protected]


LECTURES AND LEARNING

Tuesday, June 5

PREVENTING MEDICATION ERRORS

Dan Dong, PharmD; Ellie Vogt, RPh, PhD; and Lori Hensic.  $15 admission/$3 for parking. 7:00 - 8:45 pm. UCSF campus, 513 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco. For more information or to register, call (415) 476-2557 or visit www.lifelonglearning.ucsf.edu.

Wednesday, June 6

AYURVEDIC MEDICINE: ANCIENT WISDOM FOR MODERN TIMES

Sudha Prathikanti, MD.  $15 admission/$3 for parking. 7:00 - 8:45 pm. UCSF campus, 513 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco. For more information or to register, call (415) 476-2557 or visit www.lifelonglearning.ucsf.edu.

Thursday, June 7

EPILEPSY: ‘THE SACRED DISEASE’

Daniel Lowenstein, MD.  $15 admission/$3 for parking. 7:00 - 8:45 pm. UCSF campus, 513 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco. For more information or to register, call (415) 476-2557 or visit www.lifelonglearning.ucsf.edu.

Tuesday, June 12

PHARMACOECONOMICS-MEASURING THE VALUE OF DRUG THERAPY

by Chris Leibman, PharmD, MS.  $15 admission/$3 for parking. 7:00 - 8:45 pm. UCSF campus, 513 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco. For more information or to register, call (415) 476-2557 or visit www.lifelonglearning.ucsf.edu.

Wednesday, June 13

IS LASIK EYE SURGERY RIGHT FOR ME?

Judy Ou, MD. An overview about vision correction procedures offered and question-and-answer session. 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. No charge. UCSF Campus, Koret Research Building, 10 Koret Way, Room K302, San Francisco. For reservation, call (415) 476-5698.

Wednesday, June 13

INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE:  AN OVERVIEW

Ellen Hughes, MD, PhD.  $15 admission/$3 for parking. 7:00 - 8:45 pm. UCSF campus, 513 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco. For more information or to register, call (415) 476-2557 or visit www.lifelonglearning.ucsf.edu.

Thursday, June 14

MANAGEMENT OF STROKE:  NEW ADVANCES

S. Andrew Josephson, MD.  $15 admission/$3 for parking. 7:00 - 8:45 pm. UCSF campus, 513 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco. For more information or to register, call (415) 476-2557 or visit www.lifelonglearning.ucsf.edu.

Wednesday, June 27

WHAT YOUR MOTHER NEVER TOLD YOU

Women’s Health Today Series: Straight, bisexual, gay or undeclared, everyone wants to know the secret of being a good lover. 12 -1 pm. No charge. UCSF Mount Zion Medical Center, 2340 Sutter St., Herbst Hall. For more information, email [email protected] or visit http://www.ucsf.edu/cge/wg/programs/what/current.html#bees.


CLASSES AND COURSES

Thursday, June 14

SKIN DEEP: A LOOK AT TOXIC CHEMICALS IN COSMETICS AND BODY CARE PRODUCTS

Personal care products containing chemical ingredients are absorbed through the skin, inhaled or ingested. Some chemicals in these products are linked to cancer, birth defects and infertility. Registration required. 5 - 7 pm. No charge. UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1600 Divisadero, 3rd floor, Room H3805, San Francisco. For more information, call (415) 885-3693.

Wednesdays, June 6 - July 25

FOOD FOR LIFE

A free eight-week course with information and cooking demonstrations on how to prepare meals that are delicious and nutritious. 6 - 8 pm. No charge, though pre-registration is required. Held at Ida’s Cafe, 2356 Sutter Street (between Divisadero and Scott streets), San Fancisco. To register, contact the UCSF Cancer Resource Center at (415) 885-3693.