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Minorities Benefit Less from Regionalizing Heart Attack Care

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.

EMT taking stretchers through emergency room doors.

For Prisoners, Pandemic Hits with Greater Force

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.

Brie Williams in the San Francisco County Jail

UCSF Expands Courses on How to Be an Anti-Racist Scientist or Clinician

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.

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