UCSF events for August 2007

By Derek Deike

Dr. David G. Hwang

EVENTS  

Wednesday, August 1

UCSF COMMUNITY MEETING
This meeting concerns the future of UCSF Medical Center inpatient facilities at Mission Bay. The agenda will cover pedestrian and bicycle access. 6 - 8 pm. UCSF Mission Bay Campus, Genentech Hall, Room 114, 600 16th Street, San Francisco. For more information, visit www.community.ucsf.edu or call (415) 476-8318.

Wednesday, August 8

MISSION BAY COMMUNITY TASK FORCE MEETING
A forum for UCSF and neighbors to discuss the future direction of UCSF in and around Mission Bay over the next five years. 6:30 - 9:30 pm. UCSF Mission Bay Campus, Genentech Hall, Room 114, 600 16th Street, San Francisco. For more information, contact Barbara Bagot-López at (415) 476-8318 or [email protected]

Monday, August 20

FREE LASIK SEMINAR - MEET AND GREET WITH SURGEON
Free seminar with the opportunity to meet Dr. David G. Hwang, co-director of UCSF Refractive Surgery and a leading LASIK surgeon in San Francisco. Dr. Hwang will give an overview of vision correction procedures offered and will answer questions. 6 - 7 pm. UCSF Koret Research Building, 10 Koret Way, Room K302, San Francisco. For reservations, call (415) 476-5698.

LECTURES AND LEARNING

Thursday, August 9

HEALING, DEVOTIONAL PRACTICE, & SPIRITUALITY

Amy Ifátólú Gardner, MD, MPH, PhD(c) will present an introduction to West African & diasporic wisdom teachings as part of the Osher Center for Integrative Medicine’s educational lecture series. Free event. Noon -1 pm.  UCSF Cancer Resource Center, 1701 Divisadero St, Suite 150, San Francisco. For more information, call (415) 353-7700.

CLASSES AND COURSES

Wednesday, August 1

PAIN RELIEF & LABOR

Presented by UCSF National Center of Excellence, Women’s Health Resource Center and Great Expectations Pregnancy Program. Learn about the pain medication options available during labor and childbirth. Question-and-Answer session with a UCSF anesthesiologist. $40 per person. 7 - 8:30 pm. UCSF Women’s Health Center, 2356 Sutter Street, Third Floor, Room J3-08, San Francisco.

Saturday, August 4

INFANT/CHILD CPR

Learn vital skills to handle an emergency. This class covers recognizing an infant or child in distress, performing emergency measures to relieve airway obstruction in a choking infant or child, performing CPR on an infant or child. 11 am - 1 pm. UCSF Women’s Health Center, 2356 Sutter Street, Third Floor, Room J3-08, San Francisco.  For more information, email [email protected]

Tuesdays, August 21

MINDFULNESS-BASED STRESS REDUCTION

Free informational meeting introducing an 8-wk program that introduces mindfulness practice in the form of sitting meditation, body awareness and mindful movement starting on September 4th. 7 - 9:30 pm. Osher Center for Integrative Medicine at UCSF, 1701 Divisadero Street, Suite 150 at Sutter St., San Francisco. For more information, call Charlie Johnson at 415-353-7718.