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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.

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...

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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