Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies

Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies
PRL-IHPS contributes to the solution of complex and challenging health policy problems through leadership in research, training, technical assistance, and public service.
Masters of Science in Health Policy and Law
Learn more about the new on-line Masters of Science in Health Policy and Law Degree Program at UCSF and UC Hastings College of Law.
Hal Luft Award Winner 2018
In recognition of UCSF faculty who are engaged in health services and/or health policy research in their mentoring roles which demonstrate the qualities exemplified by Dr. Harold Luft.

 

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Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo to Receive The 2019
Harold S. Luft Mentoring Award 
 


We are delighted to announce that Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, PhD, MD, MAS has been selected as this year's recipient of the Harold S. Luft Award for Mentoring in Health Services and Health Policy Research, awarded by the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies. 

Thursday, September 12, 2019
Laurel Heights, 263
4:00 - 5:30 pm

RSVP (brief program followed by reception) 

Read more: 
https://healthpolicy.ucsf.edu/harold-s-luft-mentoring-award-2019




VIDEO: Meeting the needs of patients post-Roe v. Wade


The Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health cosponsored an event with the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, ANSIRH, and the National Center of Excellence in Women's Health, to bring together national and UCSF leaders on reproductive health and justice to discuss how our community should respond to increasingly extreme abortion restrictions sweeping the country. 

Read more: 
https://bixbycenter.ucsf.edu/news/video-meeting-needs-patients-post-roe-v-wade



 


Study: Stay in School to Skip Heart Disease

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S., and the new findings suggest addressing social factors like education may be key for health care providers and policymakers seeking to improve heart disease outcomes.

"Interventions outside the health care system can have powerful and long-lasting effects on addressing heart disease, reducing disparities and potentially reducing health care costs," says Dr. Rita Hamad, an assistant professor of family and community medicine at UCSF and the study's lead author.

Read more: https://www.usnews.com
Link to publication: https://journals.plos.org/plosmedicine/article?id=10.1371/journal.pmed.1002834