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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...

GRACE Initiative: Rediscovering UCSF community

December 12, 2019
GRACE Initiative (part 2): Rediscovering UCSF community, Dr. Mohsen Malekinejad, Director of GRACE and an assistant professor at the Philip R.
UCSF Library Data Science Initiative slide deck

UCSF Library Data Science Initiative

December 09, 2019
UCSF Library Data Science Initiative Presented by: Ariel Deardorff, MLIS Data Services Librarianhttps://www.library.ucsf.edu/ask-an-expert/data-science/https://courses.ucsf.edu/course/index.php?categoryid=499
The UCSF Population Health Data Initiative: New Research Resources slide deck

The UCSF Population Health Data Initiative: New Research Resources

December 09, 2019
The UCSF Population Health Data Initiative: New Research Resources Presented by: Rita Hamad, MD, PhD PHDI Faculty Lead for Research Resourceshttps://pophealth.ucsf.edu/population-health-data-initiative Link to slide deck: 

Blue Shield of California funds mental health workers in schools

December 03, 2019
Amid growing concern about mental health among teens, Oakland health insurer Blue Shield of California has committed $10 million to improve access to mental health services in the state’s public schools.

Finding the Right Care in the Right Place at the Right Time

November 25, 2019
A program to aid Stanislaus County, California transports individuals having a mental health crisis to a crisis center for prompt, appropriate treatment.

Two New Faculty Members Join IHPS

November 19, 2019
Hilary Seligman (Core faculty)

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...

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