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UCSF supports the City’s plan to build a new arena for the Golden State Warriors, but only if traffic concerns are adequately addressed to ensure that patients, visitors and health care providers can safely and efficiently access UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay.
Emphasizing the need to protect patient safety by ensuring access to UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay, UCSF announced that its support for the Golden State Warriors arena project is contingent on a binding agreement to address traffic concerns for overlapping events occur at AT&T Park and the proposed arena.
After decades of overtreatment for low-risk prostate cancer and inadequate management of its more aggressive forms, patients are now more likely to receive medical care matched to level of risk, according to a UCSF study.
Older adults with dementia who live at home are at high risk of having pain, according to UC San Francisco researchers, and creative interventions and programs such as home-based palliative care are needed to manage their pain adequately.
Chancellor Emeritus Julius “Julie” R. Krevans, MD, a distinguished physician, educator and one of the transformative leaders who propelled UCSF into greatness during the past generation, has died. He was 91.
Smokers who successfully lowered their nicotine intake when they were switched to low-nicotine cigarettes were unable to curb their smoking habits in the long term, according to a study by UCSF and San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center.
UCSF Medical Center is one of the nation’s premier hospitals for the 14th consecutive year, ranking as the eighth best hospital in the country in the 2015-2016 Best Hospitals survey from U.S. News & World Report.
Min Cho’s work in a UCSF lab that researches protein translational mechanisms in blood cancers was just an abstract, albeit important, concept to him – until he was diagnosed with a rare blood disease.
UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco have been named one of HealthCare’s Most Wired™ for 2015, in recognition of the focus on security and patient engagement through information technology.
A new analysis estimates that $22 billion was spent on global health aid in 2013, yet only a fifth of this went toward such global imperatives as research on diseases that disproportionally affect the poor, outbreak preparedness and global health leadership.
Despite a modest upswing in the number of hospitals equipped to perform angioplasty, a life-saving procedure for heart disease that should be carried out promptly, nearly 50 million residents of the continental United States face travel times of more than one hour to reach them, according to a new study.
In August 2014, Geri Ehle became the coordinator for UCSF’s medical scientist training program, where she supports some of the brightest students in the country as they train to become future medical leaders. Her charge is to ensure students in the program are well cared for socially, emotionally and academically during their long and arduous eight years of study.
UCSF is alerting individuals about a burglary involving an unencrypted laptop belonging to a faculty member in the Cardiac Electrophysiology & Arrhythmia Service that contained some personal, research and health information.