Feb 8, 2017
The FCM family joined #KeepAmericaCovered at the Women's March on 1/21/16 showing that nothing can hold us back from taking a stand for patient care and our protecting our mission for humankind: LOVE.
#KeepAmericaCovered is a group of healthcare professionals and healthcare professional students who believe that all patients are entitled to high-quality, comprehensive, and affordable healthcare. #KeepAmericaCovered is committed to advocating for equitable access to care and to protecting one’s right to the full spectrum of healthcare services essential to maintaining health and wellbeing.
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Feb 1, 2017
A rally in response to possible repeal of the Affordable Care Act was held on the steps of San Francisco City Hall on January 15, 2017. Ashley McMullen, R2, spoke about her experiences as a resident physician at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, where we provide care to people most vulnerable to disruptions in health care coverage. UCSF residents, physicians, health care providers from throughout the city and others gathered to rally against repeal of the ACA and energize the community around continued action toward this cause. The event was organized by Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, who also invited a number of patients directly impacted by the ACA to address the rally participants and call for its protection. Read more here.
Oct 13, 2016
CEPC Director Dr. Nwando Olayiwola, is recipient of the 2016 UCSF Chancellor Diversity Award for Martin Luther King, Jr. Leadership in the faculty category. The MLK, Jr. Leadership Award recognizes exceptional leadership beyond the scope of an individual's job, area of research, or student training in furthering the goal of achieving greater ethnic diversity at UCSF. Congratulations to Dr. Olayiwola!