Mario De Pinto and Resident in UCSF Helen Diller Medical Center on Parnassus hallway

At UCSF, we are working hard to improve the lives of patients and populations by creating and implementing urgently needed new practices, policies, therapies and cures. With this goal in mind, the UCSF Caring Wisely Program was created in 2013.

Left to Right: Drs. Glen Rosenbluth, Michael Curtis, and Robert Barron
UCSF is driven by the idea that when the best research, the best education and the best patient care converge, great breakthroughs are achieved.
Oculist Phil Danz donated this collection of blown glass eye pathological specimens, made in the 1880s by his uncle Amandus Mueller, to the School of Medicine, which are now located in the Kalmanovitz Library Archives.and Special Collections

Although “routine preoperative medical testing is not recommended for patients undergoing low-risk surgery…testing is common.” Catherine Chen, MD, MPH, and colleagues took a look at the incidence of routine preoperati

Catherine Chen in the operating room

Do Anesthetic Choices Signal Quality? Assistant Professor in Residence Catherine Chen, MD, MPH, addresses this important question in an Anesthesiology Journal "Online First" featured editorial.