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Featured Videos

Fevers in Infants: Crucial Screening Guidelines From UCSF Experts Video

Fevers in Infants: Crucial Screening Guidelines From UCSF Experts

Collect pearls of wisdom from this animated discussion of triage for febrile infants, who may appear well even with a dangerous issue brewing. Our experienced pediatric emergency specialists provide advice for babies based on age and useful ...

Put Your Shoulder Skills to the Wheel: An Anatomy-Based Lesson on Common Complaints Video

Put Your Shoulder Skills to the Wheel: An Anatomy-Based Lesson on Common Complaints

Sara Edwards, MD, illustrates tests for detecting specific injuries and explains when to order imaging, what images may show, and when referral to a specialist makes sense.

Help Kids With Neural Tube Defects Live Better: How to Detect and Address Disability Video

Help Kids With Neural Tube Defects Live Better: How to Detect and Address Disability

Living Better With Spina Bifida: Opportunities to Improve Detection, Intervention and Long-Term Care While medical advances mean most patients with these anomalies are living into middle age, doctors often fail to address issues that impact quality of life.

The Backache Blues: How to Satisfy Patients With This Ordinary – and Elusive – Complaint Video

The Backache Blues: How to Satisfy Patients With This Ordinary – and Elusive – Complaint

Among the most common reasons for seeking medical care , low back pain is best addressed when primary care and specialty providers work collaboratively.

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

Lung Transplant Program Document

Lung Transplant Program

For nine consecutive years, the UCSF Lung Transplant Program has had significantly higher-than-expected post-surgery survival rates — the only program in the country with this record.

UCSF at the Forefront of New Therapies, Giving Hope to Multiple Myeloma Patients News

UCSF at the Forefront of New Therapies, Giving Hope to Multiple Myeloma Patients

Over the past few decades, advances in the treatment of multiple myeloma (MM) have accelerated at a thrilling pace, with a wealth of new therapeutic options now available for patients with this serious disease.

Advances in Treating Colorectal Cancer With Liver Metastases News

Advances in Treating Colorectal Cancer With Liver Metastases

Giving new hope to potentially thousands of patients, surgeons at UC San Francisco are now providing lifesaving procedures for many colorectal cancer patients whose cancer has spread to the liver.

UCSF Clinic Fills Unmet Need for Managing Oral Side Effects of Cancer Therapies News

UCSF Clinic Fills Unmet Need for Managing Oral Side Effects of Cancer Therapies

As advances in cancer treatments have expanded, so has the number of side effects that impact the mouth. Oral medicine specialists at UC San Francisco are working to mitigate these often-debilitating problems, which affect the majority ...