Mechanical Ventilation Lecture to local high school students for SCORE 2019

Lack of diversity in the health sciences is a well-recognized problem with serious implications for the health and well-being of all communities.

Laser light delivered through fiberoptic cables directed at the prefrontal cortex (shown here by their tracks) is used to modulate firing activity of neurons expressing light-sensitive molecules (shown in green fluorescence) to regulate cocaine-seeking behavior in rats.

As the opioid epidemic continues to ravage the nation, UCSF Anesthesia and Perioperative Care department members are working hard to address the multitude of issues that have arisen from it, including implementing sensible processes for drug dispensing and disposal.

UCSF marches during the 2016 Pride Parade in San Francisco, CA Sunday, June 26, 2016

According to several recent studies, the LGBTQI community has greater odds for mental and physical health issues than their heterosexual and cisgender counterparts, and health care professionals are not well trained to address these issues adequately.