participants at the joint Anesthesia - Surgery Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Champion Training

At UCSF, we are committed to serving our diverse communities. As part of this commitment, the UCSF School of Medicine launched the Differences Matter initiative, including 6 focus areas:


Drs. Marco Russo and Prasad Shirvalkar at the INS 14th World Congress

There is growing recognition of the value of neuromodulation techniques to treat chronic, intractable pain while reducing patients' opioid requirements. Given the opioid epidemic, this is critical.

Portrait of Dr. Lucero

The Department of Anesthesia and Perioperative Care recognizes the vital need for structured, systemic and institutional support of diversity and inclusion.  We have therefore appointed Dr.