Urban Health Scare: E-Scooters Show Alarming Spike in Injuries

By UCSF News on January 08, 2020
Electric scooters are increasingly part of the crowded urban landscape, but a UC San Francisco study has found a major surge of injuries related to scooters, particularly among young adults. The number of scooter-related injuries and hospital admissions in the United States grew by 222 percent...

UCSF in the Community

By UCSF News on December 20, 2019
Serving the community has been ingrained in the ethos of UC San Francisco since the early days of treating neighbors in need after the great 1906 earthquake in San Francisco.

UC Regents Approve Plans, Funding for New Research and Academic Building at ZSFG

By UC Pulse Today on November 25, 2019
UC San Francisco is moving forward with plans to construct a new research and academic building at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (ZSFG) following approval by the UC Regents on Nov. 13.

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 But now that term is outdated: Increasingly it is a disease that begins in childhood.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

Science has revealed how arbitrary racial categories are. Perhaps medicine will abandon them, too.

San Francisco Moves Toward Zero New HIV Infections with Help from UCSF

By UCSF News on December 01, 2017
When San Francisco’s Getting to Zero collaboration first announced its mission to achieve zero new HIV infections, zero HIV-associated deaths and zero HIV stigma in San Francisco, the aims were considered a moonshot. Three years later, these goals don’t seem so distant.

We Stand With You: UCSF Health Launches Campaign to Reinforce Inclusiveness

By UCSF Campus News on May 22, 2017
UCSF Health is rolling out a campaign to underscore the health system’s commitment to diversity and inclusion. The campaign was initiated amid recent concerns about potential discrimination or immigration issues that have arisen among patients and their families, as well as staff.

Research's Impact on Care at ZSFG

By UCSF YouTube on December 14, 2016
UCSF neurosurgeon Geoffrey Manley's leading-edge research on traumatic brain injury at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center made the difference between life and death for Crystal Corral after a devastating car crash. Learn how research at ZSFG impacts lives in San Francisco...