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California’s Black and Hispanic communities may be falling further behind whites in the quality of care they receive for heart attacks, despite recent medical efforts aimed at improving the standards of care for these populations, according to a new study led by researchers at UC San Francisco.
President Michael V. Drake has announced a new presidential policy to ensure that all individuals are identified by their accurate gender identity and lived or preferred name on university-issued documents and in UC’s information systems.
The COVID-19 crisis inside jails and prisons has laid bare the public health emergency created by mass incarceration in this country. UCSF experts say the health care system has an important role to play in helping to attenuate these harms.
UCSF has selected a historic preservation firm for the delicate task of relocating a series of 10 New Deal-era murals from a seismically vulnerable building on the University’s Parnassus Heights campus.
A free testing campaign at the Fruitvale BART station found an overall PCR-positivity rate — indicating active infection — of 3.5 percent, but the infection rate was considerably higher in Latinx (5.2 percent) and Maya individuals (8 percent).
The number of primary Spanish-speaking Latinx families in the San Francisco Bay Area who cannot afford to eat balanced meals and go to bed hungry has more than doubled since the pandemic, according to a new study by UCSF.
UCSF schools have created new courses and expanded existing curriculum that address issues of structural racism in science and health care. They take an explicitly anti-racist approach, which advocates for interventions against racism instead of merely being not racist.