Two New Faculty Members Join IHPS

November 19, 2019
Hilary Seligman (Core faculty) Hilary Seligman MD MAS is associate professor in the Departments of Medicine and of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. An internist by training, her research focuses on the health impacts of food insecurity across the life course. She has directed the CDC’s Nutrition...

Medicare for all

November 17, 2019
Is it possible to have a health care system that's affordable and provides coverage for everyone in the US? In a recent JAMA Article, Andrew Bindman, MD, professor of medicine at UCSF’s Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, discusses the choices that need to be made to help achieve...

Views and Experiences of Serious Illness and End-of-Life Care

November 15, 2019
Most people will experience serious illness at some point in their lives — as a patient, a caregiver, or a friend or family member. In 2019, the California Health Care Foundation commissioned a statewide survey to better understand the type of medical care and services Californians would prefer to...

Decision Making for Bilateral Mastectomy for Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer Patients

November 12, 2019
An In-Visit Decision Aid for Surgeons to Address Decision Making for Bilateral Mastectomy for Newly Diagnosed Breast Cancer Patients Authors: Katharine Yao, Jeff Belkora, Clara Lee, Kristine et al. Breast Oncology First Online: 17 October 2019 Few decision aids for newly diagnosed breast cancer...

Trends in Adolescent Birth Rates in California

November 12, 2019
Trends in Adolescent Birth Rates in California: Examining the Influence of Community Characteristics Through Geographic and Temporal Analysis Authors: Jennifer Yarger; Nancy F. Berglas, DrPH; Mary Campa, PhD; Marina Chabot, MSc; Martha J. Decker, DrPH.Journal of Adolescent Health, November, 2019...