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Women in top U.S. medical school positions earn less than men

March 03, 2020
Women who chaired departments at state medical schools were paid less than men with the same job, even after accounting for factors such as length of time in the field, number of papers published and number of government grants obtained, according to the analysis published in JAMA Internal Medicine.

Hearts in SF 2020 Leaders with Heart Award

March 02, 2020
(l-r; Jack Chase, Jenna Bilinski, Hemal Kanzaria) Congratulations to Hemal Kanzaria, along with the ZSFG Social Medicine team, won the Hearts in SF 2020 Leaders with Heart Award for their groundbreaking work tackling the medical, social and psychological stresses of their patients. View Video:

Smoking Cessation Conference Webinar

February 28, 2020
Smoking Cessation Conference Webinar - February 21, 2020 Theodore Friedman, MD, PhD Charles R. Drew University of Medicine & Science Department of Health Services Endocrinology Work Group Elisa Tong, MD, MA UC-Davis Joseph R. Guydish, PhD UCSF

School‐aged children with type 1 diabetes benefit more from a coping skills training program than adolescents in China

February 26, 2020
School‐aged children with type 1 diabetes benefit more from a coping skills training program than adolescents in China: 12‐month outcomes of a randomized clinical trial Jia Guo  Jiaxin Luo  Jundi Yang  Lingling Huang  James Wiley  Fang Liu  Xia Li  Zhiguang Zhou  Robin Whittemore First published:...

Working with UCSF, California Surgeon General Aims to Cut Adverse Childhood Experiences by Half

February 19, 2020
Nadine Burke Harris, MD, California’s first surgeon general, has a bold goal: cut adverse childhood experiences and toxic stress in half within one generation.

Naomi Bardach Receives the Academic Senate Distinction In Mentoring Award

February 16, 2020
While the UCSF Academic Senate acknowledges that due to COVID-19, the clinical enterprise at UCSF is of upmost importance at this time, we also wanted to recognize the efforts of teaching and mentoring accomplished by four UCSF faculty who were selected as this year’s recipients of the Distinction...

Video: 7th Annual Global Health Economics Colloquium

February 11, 2020
Medicare For All: How to Do It Right"  Single payer / Medicare-for-All is newly on the national political agenda. Two leading Democratic presidential candidates support it. Yet transforming how we pay for health care is a major task. If Medicare-for-All is adopted, how can we best design it to...

Osher Mini-Medical School - Improving Health Outside the Hospital Walls

February 10, 2020
Osher Mini-Medical School - Improving Health Outside the Hospital Walls  Janet Coffman, Chair Feb 13, - March 19, 2020: 7 - 8:30 pm, N-225, Parnassus campus,Download schedule and registration:   

UCSF 2020 Class of Deans' Population Health and Health Equity (PHHE) Scholars in the School of Medicine Selected

January 11, 2020
Congratulations to the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies faculty members Alissa Bernstein and Cristin Kearns along with their colleagues who have been selected as the 2020 Class of Deans' Population Health and Health Equity (PHHE) Scholars. These awards are made to junior faculty...

UC professors fail to report outside income, shortchanging the university system

By LA Times on December 12, 2019
Five UC medical schools — those at San Francisco, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles and San Diego — account for the majority of the university system’s health sciences faculty, and each maintains its own system for monitoring conflicts of interest and commitment, which occurs when outside activities pull...

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