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UC President Janet Napolitano announced July 9 that her choice for the 10th chancellor of UC San Francisco is Sam Hawgood, MBBS, the UCSF School of Medicine dean. The UC Board of Regents will vote on Napolitano’s selection and the terms of the appointment on July 17.
The Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies coordinated the Health Policy series with the UCSF Osher Center for Integrative Medicine that is currently airing on UCTV and most Cable TV Systems in California. Watch the program series here: http://uctv.tv/health-reform
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The California Department of Insurance announced an agreement with UCSF to provide information to consumers about healthcare prices and quality. Dr. Adams Dudley at the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, says "This information will soon be made available to all California patients."
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The American Medical Association (AMA), announced the election of Jack Resneck Jr., M.D., to the Board of Trustees. Dr. Resneck is the dermatology department vice-chair and is a core faculty member at the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies at UCSF.
The American Medical Association (AMA), the nation's largest physician organization, announced the election of Jack Resneck Jr., M.D., a dermatologist from San Francisco, Calif., to the Board of Trustees.
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Allyn Taylor, Emily Parento, Laura Schmidt, The Increasing Weight of Regulation: Countries Combat the Global Obesity Epidemic. Recent global trends in obesity-related legislation & makes the normative case for an updated global governance strategy. SSRN Top-Ten most downloaded papers.
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The Source for Competitive Healthcare is an independent, nonprofit initiative of the UCSF/UC Hastings Consortium on Law, Science & Health Policy that serves as a multi-disciplinary resource for information and analysis about healthcare cost and competition.
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Michelle Ko, Jack Needleman, Kathryn Pitkin Derose, Miriam J. Laugesen, and Ninez A. Ponce. The effects of racial residential segregation on U.S. urban public hospital closures and an examination of the segregated and poorer communities that face disadvantages in access to care.
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Ralph Brindis, MD, MPH, of the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies at UC San Francisco, co-chaired a session of the SCAI conference which demonstrated a radiation detector that emits audible beeps to warn of unsafe levels of radiation.
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Ralph Brindis, MD, MPH, of the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies at UC San Francisco, co-chaired a session of the SCAI conference, which presented the results of a single-arm trial of the Diamondback 360° orbital atherectomy system.