June 16, 2016

On November 13, 2015 Renee Navarro, MD, PharmD, Vice Chancellor Diversity and Outreach, UCSF and Rene Salazar, MD, Director of Diversity for GME, UCSF presented on how racism and implicit bias affect medical education and clinical practice. The event was sponsored by the Family and Community Medicine Residency Program, the Center for Excellence in Primary Care and STEP UP. 

Audio and slides are available for viewing through the Webex link below.

June 15, 2016

Health starts with housing, at least for medically fragile individuals.

February 14, 2016

​It’s a “social determinants of health” argument from another angle: by providing radically more comprehensive social services to the homeless, Utah has saved money through reduced emergency room visits and police intervention. The state’s efforts are a flagship success for the “housing first” approach to treating chronic homelessness. Read more in this extensive piece by Mother Jones.

September 16, 2015

On Sept 28 four panelists, including two SFGH residents, shared their daily experiences with discrimination based on their religion. The discussion included ideas for concrete actions other can take to challenge Islamophobia in the  country, the community and at San Francisco General Hospital.   SEE THE VIDEO HERE.