UCSF Health has been named a 2017 “Leader in LGBTQ Healthcare Equality,” receiving a perfect score on the national Healthcare Equality Index, which was released by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation, the educational arm of the nation's largest LGBTQ civil rights organization.
Donning UCSF T-shirts and Mardi Gras beads, a colorful contingent marched last weekend in the San Francisco Pride Parade to represent and support the LGBT community in the wake of the Orlando nightclub shooting.
There is an increasing demand to address gender dysphoria early in childhood, prior to the onset of puberty. Under the guidance of Stephen Rosenthal, MD, UCSF's Gender Center is helping parents and their children navigate this difficult terrain.
Gay and bisexual men were up to six times more likely than heterosexual men to take part in indoor tanning, and twice as likely to report a history of skin cancer, according to a study led by UCSF researchers.