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

Featured Videos

Featured Videos

Little Feet: Common Pediatric Foot Abnormalities

Little Feet: Common Pediatric Foot Abnormalities

Brush up on the complex anatomy of the foot and learn which exam findings warrant referral to a specialist.

Comorbidities and COVID: Care for Patients With Heart Disease and Other Conditions

Comorbidities and COVID: Care for Patients With Heart Disease and Other Conditions

Breaking down the latest stats, cardiologist Clifton Watt, MD, sheds light on which chronic conditions raise the risk of serious consequences from COVID-19 infection.

AVM Bleeding in a Young Brain: Angiography as Part of the Solution

AVM Bleeding in a Young Brain: Angiography as Part of the Solution

This five-minute video reviews the warning signs for arteriovenous malformations, discusses treatment goals for AVMs in the very young, and offers images that illuminate both the condition itself and keys to successful surgical resection.

Headache Help: Making Sense of Migraines and a Multitude of Therapies

Headache Help: Making Sense of Migraines and a Multitude of Therapies

Neurologist Morris Levin, MD, director of the UCSF Headache Center, reviews the diagnostic criteria for migraines and other headaches, followed by a breakdown of preventive and acute treatments.

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, UCLA Gain FDA Approval for Prostate Cancer Imaging Technique

UCSF, UCLA Gain FDA Approval for Prostate Cancer Imaging Technique

Method is 'game changer’ that should become standard of care, say researchers from both universities 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.

Bariatric Surgery to Treat Morbid Obesity

Bariatric Surgery to Treat Morbid Obesity

The UCSF Bariatric Surgery Center's capabilities include providing bariatric procedures to obese patients with end-stage kidney or liver disease.