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Resources from leading medical experts from UCSF Medical Center & UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals

Featured Videos

Featured Videos

The Backache Blues: How to Satisfy Patients With This Ordinary – and Elusive – Complaint Video

The Backache Blues: How to Satisfy Patients With This Ordinary – and Elusive – Complaint

Among the most common reasons for seeking medical care , low back pain is best addressed when primary care and specialty providers work collaboratively.

From Knees to Toes: Straight Talk on Common Orthopedic Abnormalities in Kids Video

From Knees to Toes: Straight Talk on Common Orthopedic Abnormalities in Kids

Pediatricians see numerous leg and foot discrepancies, ranging from simple in utero “packaging” problems to red flags for serious disorders, such as cerebral palsy.

Childhood Tooth Decay: An Epidemic With Solutions Rooted in Primary Care Video

Childhood Tooth Decay: An Epidemic With Solutions Rooted in Primary Care

Pediatric dentist Ray Stewart, DMD, MS, explores the reasons so many toddlers have cavities before their first dental visit, the condition’s impact on physical health, and longstanding barriers to fixing the problem.

Constipation Frustration: How to Determine Therapy for a Diverse Diagnosis Video

Constipation Frustration: How to Determine Therapy for a Diverse Diagnosis

A common disorder with a heavy socioeconomic burden, constipation has numerous causes and is described differently by different patients.

Featured CME

Clinical Update on COVID-19 Course Video & Enrollment

Clinical Update on COVID-19

Speaker: Brian S. Schwartz, MD
CME Credit Offered: 0.75
Registration Fee: FREE


Geriatric Clinical Updates, Advanced Care Planning & Social Isolation in the Time of CoViD Course Video & Enrollment

Geriatric Clinical Updates, Advanced Care Planning & Social Isolation in the Time of CoViD

Speakers: Eric Widera, MD, Rebecca Sudore, MD, Ashwin Kotwal, MD
CME Credit Offered: 1.50
Registration Fee: FREE


Treatment of Painful Spinal Tumors During the COVID-19 Pandemic Course Video & Enrollment

Treatment of Painful Spinal Tumors During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Speaker: Praveen V. Mummaneni, MD
CME Credit Offered: 0.25
Registration Fee: FREE


Climate Change and SARS CoV-2 Course Video & Enrollment

Climate Change and SARS CoV-2

Speaker: Sheri Weiser, MD, MPH
CME Credit Offered: 0.50
Registration Fee: FREE


Featured Articles & Documents

Lung Transplant Program Document

Lung Transplant Program

For eight consecutive years, the UCSF Lung Transplant Program has had significantly higher-than-expected post-surgery survival rates — the only program in the country with this record.

Brain Wave Recordings Reveal Potential for Individualized Parkinson’s Treatments News

Brain Wave Recordings Reveal Potential for Individualized Parkinson’s Treatments

Pioneering neural recordings in patients with Parkinson’s disease by UC San Francisco scientists are providing the groundwork for personalized brain stimulation to treat Parkinson’s and other neurological disorders.

Pediatric Precision Cancer Medicine Program Document

Pediatric Precision Cancer Medicine Program

The Precision Cancer Medicine Program at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals provides unparalleled expertise as one of the nation’s pre-eminent programs for advanced, molecularly focused pediatric cancer diagnosis and care.

Cardiac Surgery Program Document

Cardiac Surgery Program

The UCSF Cardiac Surgery Program is committed to surgical excellence, world-class patient care, pioneering research and education.