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Growing voice against gun violence: trauma surgeons

By San Francisco Chronicle on May 30, 2018
Less than two hours after Tuesday’s shooting rampage at YouTube’s San Bruno campus left three people wounded and the shooter dead, Dr. Andre Campbell walked out of the emergency room at San Francisco General Hospital, looking weary and ill-tempered.

Using Art to Tackle Diabetes in Youth

By New York Times on April 09, 2018
Type 2 diabetes was once known as adult-onset diabetes. But now that term is outdated: Increasingly it is a disease that begins in childhood.

Traumatic Brain Injury: A Devastating Fall, A Climb Back to Health

By UCSF News Center on April 09, 2018
Patients – And the Researchers Studying Them – Face a Steep Ascent

What Doctor's Should Ignore

By MOISES VELASQUEZ-MANOFF on April 04, 2018
Science has revealed how arbitrary racial categories are. Perhaps medicine will abandon them, too.

Patients Finally Move Into New Facility at SF General

June 06, 2016
About 160 patients were transferred to the San Francisco General Hospital’s new acute care and trauma facility on May 21, leaving behind the hospital’s dark and cramped 1970s-era main building. Hospital staff carefully transported patients on gurneys through the bridge that connects the older...

Huge studies peer inside brain, blood to unlock mysteries of concussion

February 01, 2016
LOS ANGELES — An image of a concussed brain fills the computer screen, with shredded nerve cells lit up in red and orange. As Dr. Christopher Giza watches, the brain rotates. A time-lapse film shows the damaged cells cooling to green and blue as they slowly heal. This advanced imaging technique...

S. F. General Hospital Shows Off New Trauma Medical Center

November 18, 2015
San Francisco’s new trauma medical center has technological capabilities far beyond most public hospitals, but the new building also features the human side of care with an expanded acute-care ward for the elderly, public art and a rooftop garden accessible to employees, patients and their families.

New Orthotics Center at ZSFG to Provide Limb Braces, Prosthetic Care

November 16, 2015
  Theodore Miclau, vice chairman of orthopedic surgery at UCSF, addresses staff at the Orthotics and Prosthetic Center's ribbon cutting. Photo by Arla Escontrias

Ribbon Cutting and Dedication of the New ZSFG Acute Care and Trauma Center

November 09, 2015
In 2008, San Francisco citizens overwhelmingly supported a bond to fund the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center's Rebuild Construction Project with an unprecedented 84% vote. Throughout this process, architects and medical staff collaboratively designed the new Acute Care...

Beth Wilson Receives National AAMC Award

November 03, 2015
The American Association of Medical Colleges (AAMC) annually honors individuals deemed to have made outstanding contributions to academic medicine. This year, of the nine total award recipients, two are from UC San Francisco.

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