UC San Francisco will host a free symposium Oct. 27 titled, “Food & Addiction: Policy, Environment and Individual Factors.”
The event, which marks the 10th annual gathering of the Sugar, Stress, Environment and Weight Symposium, brings together leading medical professionals, researchers and policy makers across the University of California to present the latest science on food and addiction.
Family therapy for 12- to 18-year-olds with anorexia nervosa, in which all household members participate and a meal is held in the clinician’s office, may be less effective than a streamlined model involving only the parents and without the meal.
The UCSF Child and Adolescent Gender Center is a one-stop, interdisciplinary clinic offering the wide range of services necessary for mental and physical evaluation and care – and if deemed appropriate, a healthy transition – for children diagnosed with gender dysphoria.
Three UCSF faculty will be featured speakers at TEDMED 2015, an annual gathering of 1,500 leaders and innovators from all sectors of society to explore the promise of technology and innovation in health and medicine.
Alicia Fernandez’s passion for social justice began with escaping political persecution in her native Argentina. It strengthened when she became a physician to give underrepresented people a voice in determining their health.