Violence can become systemic and ignored in underserved communities. UCSF's Wraparound Project is changing that case by case, helping those who have experienced traumatic violence to reshape their lives through financial relief, housing, trauma recovery, education and employment.
Many older homeless adults have access to mobile phones, but they are usually basic phones, without annual contracts that let them keep stable numbers, and thus are only practical for one-way communication.
Fentanyl most likely spread because of heroin and prescription pills shortages, and also because it was cheaper for drug wholesalers than heroin.
Thirty-five years after its launch, Ward 86 continues to be a global leader in HIV care and has significantly influenced milestones in treatment and prevention.
UC San Francisco, National Jewish Health and Centro de Neumología Pediátrica in Puerto Rico have been awarded nearly $10 million to address the root causes of asthma in children in Puerto Rico.
Three UCSF Medals – the University’s highest honor – have been bestowed to pioneers in women’s health equity and pharmaceutical science, as well as a nationally renowned health care and policy leader.