A steady stream of new apps and devices that can be synced to ever-more sophisticated mobile phones is flowing into consumers’ hands, and this technology is revolutionizing the practice of self-tracking, in which individuals measure and collect personal data to improve their heath.
A new documentary, “Escape Fire,” examines a broken US health care system that’s “designed for quick fixes rather than prevention.” The film also highlights pioneering efforts to transform the system and bring effective, low-cost solutions to the public, including interviews with UCSF researchers Dean Ornish, Elizabeth Blackburn and Peter Carroll.
Flu season is about to begin, and UCSF is offering free flu shots to the campus community at several drop-in clinic locations next month.
Social media has the potential to revolutionize health care, but it will take collaboration by unusual thinkers from Silicon Valley as well as medical institutions, UCSF leaders said at this year's Dreamforce track.
UCSF’s mission of “advancing health worldwide” can begin at home with farmer’s markets conveniently located on campus.
Employees who show an UCSF identification badge can work out for free at UCSF Fitness Centers at Parnassus and Mission Bay campuses from May 1 through May 7.
UCSF’s Campus Life Retail Services and Pacific Coast Farmers’ Market Association (PCFMA) are proud to welcome back the Farmers’ Market at Mission Bay on Wednesday, April 11.
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 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.
UC President Mark Yudof today wrote an open letter to the community asking all of University of California students, faculty and staff members to foster a climate of tolerance, civility and open-mindedness.