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

Featured Videos

Featured Videos

The Potential of Fetal MRI: Delivering Value Now and in the Future

The Potential of Fetal MRI: Delivering Value Now and in the Future

UCSF pediatric radiology specialists address fetal MRI safety concerns and explain when to consider advanced imaging.

 Cancer Preventive Care: Empower Your Patients to Take Small-But-Significant Steps

Cancer Preventive Care: Empower Your Patients to Take Small-But-Significant Steps

Patients worry about cancer but struggle to make lifestyle changes. Here’s how to discuss factors they can control and realistic steps they can take.

Breast Changes: Managing Lumps, Pain, Discharge and Other Common Concerns

Breast Changes: Managing Lumps, Pain, Discharge and Other Common Concerns

Breast anatomy is complex, and everything from aging to implants can make exams tricky. Breast surgeon Shoko Emily Abe, MD, FACS, offers help with working up common issues that are often benign yet may require treatment or follow-up.

Hope on the Horizon: Specialists Reveal New Approaches to Deadly Malignancies

Hope on the Horizon: Specialists Reveal New Approaches to Deadly Malignancies

Here’s an exciting look at recent improvements in our understanding and management of certain malignancies normally associated with a poor prognosis.

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 MD Link: Web-Based Communication Portal for Physicians

UCSF MD Link: Web-Based Communication Portal for Physicians

Our web portal allows referring physicians to securely access their patients’ entire electronic health record, make online referral requests and communicate with our physicians directly and securely.

Enhancing Care for Thoracic Oncology Surgery Patients

Enhancing Care for Thoracic Oncology Surgery Patients

Building on a decades-long reputation for innovation in thoracic surgery, UC San Francisco’s Thoracic Surgery and Oncology Clinic has improved the overall experience for patients undergoing lung and esophageal cancer treatment while continuing ...

Post-Pandemic Cancer Care Delivery: Recovery or Redesign?

Post-Pandemic Cancer Care Delivery: Recovery or Redesign?

The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted major changes in the way clinicians deliver care, and nowhere have these changes been more urgent than in the field of oncology.

Virtual Monitoring for Lung Transplant Patients Aided by Home Spirometry Device

Virtual Monitoring for Lung Transplant Patients Aided by Home Spirometry Device

A new home spirometry kit combines a spirometer with a patient engagement platform to collect lung function data and symptoms remotely. This enables UCSF’s Lung Transplant team to remotely track patients with the goal of identifying both ...