Although it’s proven that contraception prevents pregnancy, it’s also clear that many women who don’t want to get pregnant don’t use or don’t have access to contraception. Christine Dehlendorf, MD, MAS, a family physician based at San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, used implementation science to help women navigate this issue.
The UCSF community is invited to hear Eric Dishman, director of Health Innovation and Policy for Intel’s Digital Health Group, talk about Intel's approach to health care at UCSF on April 5.
The UCSF Family and Community Medicine Residency Program at San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (SFGH) celebrates its 40th anniversary. It has trained more than 400 family doctors who have cared for tens of thousands of underserved patients and advocated for millions more.
UCSF medical students participated with their peers around the country in the annual rite of passage known as Match Day, when they found out which residency program they have been assigned and where they will work.
The University of California is requiring that all faculty, staff and retirees who have one or more family members enrolled for coverage to provide documentation verifying their family members’ eligibility.
UCSF’s Patricia Dennehy, director of the nurse-managed Glide Health Services center, is among five Californians to receive the 2012 James Irvine Foundation Leadership Awards today for applying proven, innovative approaches to some of the state’s most difficult problems.
A new study has found that providing information about ways to prevent injury and illness to adolescents in a primary care setting can lessen certain kinds of risky behavior.
Projects involving UCSF and community partners that encourage children to learn about medical careers, maintain proper dental hygiene and lose weight by learning to swim were recently celebrated for improving the health and well-being of San Franciscans.
UCSF and an array of community, academic and civic collaborators are wrapping up the first year of an ambitious effort to build partnerships to enhance the well-being of San Francisco residents and eliminate health disparities.
The New Generation Health Center, which seeks to reduce the number of unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted infections among high-risk youth in San Francisco, is hosting a fundraiser on December 1 to support its community outreach activities.