UCSF-Led Consortium Receives $26.2M to Develop Therapies for Traumatic Brain Injury

By UCSF News on October 12, 2018
Experts Predict End to Decades-Long Deadlock in Drug Developments A UC San Francisco-led consortium has received a $26.2 million award from the U.S. Army Medical Materiel Development Activity to develop treatments for traumatic brain injury. The Transforming Research and Clinical Knowledge in...

Major AIDS Conference returns to Bay Area After 30 Years

By UCSF News on October 02, 2018
The 23rd International AIDS conference, AIDS2020, is returning to the Bay Area for the first time in 30 years, with leadership from renowned UC San Francisco physician-scientists and the International AIDS Society. The meeting attracts 15,000 or more people from around the world and will be held in...

Dr. Esther Chen receives UCSF Excellence and Innovation in Graduate Medical Education Award

By UCSF News on July 06, 2018
Dr. Esther Chen, Professor of Clinical Emergency Medicine and Associate Residency Program Director, received the UCSF Excellence and Innovation in Graduate Medical Education award at the UCSF GME Celebration and QI Symposium on June 18, 2018, at the UCSF Kalmanovitz Library at Parnassus Heights.

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.

How to Control Bleeding

By New York Times Magazine on April 18, 2018
“Apply pressure where the blood is coming out,” says Christopher B. Colwell, the chief of emergency medicine at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center. You may need to remove or rip open some of the victim’s clothing to access the injury. “Grab a shirt, a towel, a fabric bag —...

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 But now that term is outdated: Increasingly it is a disease that begins in childhood.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