UCSF Establishes Office of Population Health and Accountable Care (OPHAC)

October 14, 2015
  On behalf of Josh Adler, MD, Executive Vice President for Physician Services, UCSF Health and Vice Dean for Clinical Affairs, UCSF School of Medicine

Transgender and Searching for Good Health Care

September 30, 2015
Article in US News and World Report highlights the challenges trans patients face in accessing quality health care.  The article features Dr. Madeline Deutsch and the UCSF Center of Excellence for Transgender Health.  Read more here.  

'It Is Time You Realize This Is Not Acceptable'

September 29, 2015
The discussion, which took place on September 28, was facilitated by FCM PGY3, Nazneen Uddin.  Panelists included: -Jess Ghannam, PhD, Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, who specializes in the impact of war on refugees and children -Zahra Billoo, Executive Director of the Council on American-...

FCM Hosts a "Crucial Conversation"

September 23, 2015
FCM faculty Drs. Nwando Olayiwola, Michael Reyes and Elisabeth Wilson teamed up with residents Lamercie Saint-Hilaire and Diana Wu, both PGY3s, to lead an all faculty workshop exploring the concepts of unconscious bias, racism and discrimination, as well as the role of allyship as a powerful...

Dr. Olayiwola Releases New Book: "Medicine Is Not a Job: The Secret Every Physician and Physician Hopeful Should Know"

July 08, 2015
The UCSF Center for Excellence in Primary Care associate director Dr. Nwando Olayiwola recently released a new book to attract and inspire physicians as medicine becomes more difficult to practice.

Residency Education: Commitment to Serving Vulnerable Populations

June 16, 2015
All UCSF Family and Community Medicine Residents participate in the longitudinal Advocacy, Community Engagement, Quality Improvement and Leadership Academy (ACQILA). The aim of the ACQILA curriculum is to increase Family Medicine residents’ knowledge, skills and overall interests in working with...

FCM Leadership in Medical Student LGBT Education

June 15, 2015
Faculty and staff from the Department are currently providing leadership and expertise in the second year Medical School curriculum (LGBT Life Cycle) half day each spring. E. Michael Reyes, MD, MPH from the AETC programs is the faculty lead for the morning’s content. Maddie Deutsch, MD, MPH is the...

Launching a Care Integration Resource Center: A toolkit to help tackle medical neighborhood integration complexities

April 09, 2015
The UCSF Center for Excellence in Primary Care of the Department of Family and Community Medicine has partnered with the Center for Care Innovations to develop an online care integration resource center to better aid primary care providers, care managers, senior clinic leadership, and other health...

FCM Faculty and Staff Celebrate San Francisco General Hospital at the 10th Annual Heroes & Hearts Luncheon

February 19, 2015
Heroes & Hearts, a celebration in support of San Francisco General Hospital Foundations’ mission to promote excellence in research, education, and care for all at San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center, took place on February 12th.  Over 1,000 guests attended this year's sold-out...

New Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC) Formed at UCSF Center for Geriatric Care

February 18, 2015
The patient council is an organized group of Geriatric Care patients and their family members who advise the clinic staff and leadership on how to create an environment of patient- and family-centered care at UCSF Center for Geriatric Care aiming to improve and humanize the care experience. The...