To teach future doctors, nurses and pharmacists how they can advocate for systemic changes and how to improve their interactions with individual homeless patients, UCSF provides an elective course each fall.
Nearly all studies of telomere genetics have been performed in adult populations of European or Asian ancestry, meaning that studies aiming to understand how early environmental exposures impact telomere length across different ethnic groups can’t easily assess the role of natural variations in telomere biology.
The UCSF School of Medicine announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration recently awarded Alicia Fernández a four-year grant to create a UCSF Latinx Center of Excellence.
Thanks to a strong partnership as well as the philanthropy of many donors, the New Generation Health Center is opening its doors at the Homeless Prenatal Program to ensure San Francisco residents receive critical reproductive health care for years to come.
Fears of insensitive questioning, withdrawal from hormone treatment and the use of a patient’s legal name, rather than chosen name, may drive many transgender people away from acute care facilities, including emergency departments, urgent care and inpatient treatment, according to an analysis by UCSF doctors.
Gibson, PharmD '58, had an illustrious career over five decades at UCSF, including associate vice chancellor for student and academic affairs, and was a strong national leader for diversity in the pharmacy profession.
Patients were hypothetically willing to increase wait time and travel distance—and accept significant reduction in medication—in order to access a healthcare provider with a nice attitude, according to a new survey.