News & Events

Please join us for the 5th Annual UCSF School of Dentistry Global Oral Health Symposium on Monday, May 4th, 2015.  The theme of this year’s symposium will be Sugar, Nutrition and Oral Health. The UCSF Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies is pleased to co-sponsor this year’s event.
Newly-graduated California RNs cannot find work, and thus many are leaving the state for greener pastures. Join us for a webinar on April 28, and we will describe the latest findings from the report: Survey of Nurse Employers in California, Fall 2014 Tue, Apr 28, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM PDT
Catherine Lewis MPH, Julianna Deardorff PhD, Maureen Lahiff PhD, Samira Soleimanpour MPH, et al. (May 2015) High School Students' Experiences of Bullying and Victimization and the Association With School Health Center Use. Journal of School Health 85: 318–326. DOI: 10.1111/josh.12256
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Doctors at UC student health centers are on a 4-day strike posing potential labor problems for hospitals. Joanne Spetz, PhD, UCSF, says that unionization is less likely for physicians and is not likely to be a new trend.
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Lawrence Oresanya, MD and Emily Finlayson, MD, MS have published a paper in JAMA studying the effectiveness of lower extremity revascularization. Their findings showed that most nursing home residents gained little, if any, function after the procedure.
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A panel discussion with Claire Brindis, Carlina Hansen, Lupe Rodriguez, and Alice Huan-mei Chen, on the Affordable Care Act, its roll out, and continued progress and health benefits for women in the U.S.
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The California Joint Replacement Registry, founded by the California HealthCare Foundation, and the American Joint Replacement Registry announced the transfer of CJRR to AJRR. CJRR and AJRR are registries that collect clinical information about hip and knee replacement surgeries.
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Clinical Outcomes at 1 Year Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement. Holmes DR, Jr, Brennan J, Rumsfeld JS, et al. Clinical Outcomes at 1 Year Following Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement.JAMA. 2015;313(10):1019-1028. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.1474.
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Mass Fatality Preparedness Among Medical Examiners/Coroners in the United States: a Cross-Sectional Study. Robyn RM Gershon, Mark G Orr, Qi Zhi, Jacqueline A Merrill, Daniel Y Chen, Halley EM Riley and Martin F Sherman. BMC Public Health 2014, 14:1275 doi:10.1186/1471-2458-14-1275
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Industry documents discovered by UC San Francisco researchers reveals that the sugar industry worked closely with the NIH in the 1960s and ‘70s to develop a federal research program focused on approaches other than sugar reduction to prevent tooth decay in American children.