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

Featured Videos

Featured Videos

Reshaping Care for Heart Failure: The Promise of New Drugs and Devices

Reshaping Care for Heart Failure: The Promise of New Drugs and Devices

Heart failure is increasingly prevalent and continues to have a high mortality rate, yet the future isn’t bleak. Cardiologist Liviu Klein, MD, MS, director of the UCSF Mechanical Circulatory Support Program, presents cutting-edge therapeutic ...

Getting Patients Back on Their Feet: How to Diagnose and Treat Common Ankle and Foot Injuries

Getting Patients Back on Their Feet: How to Diagnose and Treat Common Ankle and Foot Injuries

Orthopedic surgeon Lan Chen, MD, FAAOS, presents a primer on ankle sprains, Achilles ruptures and acquired flatfoot, with straightforward physical exam tips, imaging recommendations, counsel on managing patients’ expectations, and guidance ...

Hard Facts to Inform Hard Decisions: Treating the Fetal Heart

Hard Facts to Inform Hard Decisions: Treating the Fetal Heart

Anita J. Moon-Grady, MD, FAAP, director of the UCSF Fetal Cardiovascular Program, examines the reality of whether long-term outcomes are better for babies who had in utero interventions for certain heart defects, as well as the short-term ...

Sleepy Patients: Identify and Treat Common Sleep Disorders

Sleepy Patients: Identify and Treat Common Sleep Disorders

David Claman, MD, director of the UCSF Sleep Disorders Center, presents an update on the sleep problems often seen in primary care, from insomnia to restless legs syndrome to obstructive sleep apnea.

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

UCSF Researchers Help Gain FDA Approval for Prostate Cancer Imaging Technique

UCSF Researchers Help Gain FDA Approval for Prostate Cancer Imaging Technique

Method is a ‘game changer’ that should become the standard of care, say UCSF researchers who validated its effectiveness.

Pediatric Liver Center

Pediatric Liver Center

Dedicated to the care of infants, children and adolescents with disorders of the liver and bile ducts, the Pediatric Liver Center at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals provides expertise across the spectrum of medical and surgical disciplines.

Total Pancreatectomy and Islet Auto-Transplant Clinic

Total Pancreatectomy and Islet Auto-Transplant Clinic

UCSF is one of the few academic medical centers in the United States to offer islet auto-transplantation to minimize diabetes after total pancreatectomy.

Pediatric Urology Services

Pediatric Urology Services

Our pediatric urologists and nurse practitioners are experts in the treatment of genital and urologic conditions in children and adolescents.