Health and Medicine
Featured This Month
Miriam Parsa, MD, discusses joint pain in children. Reviewing key differences in non-inflammatory versus inflammatory causes of joint pain and providing an outline of the various types of cultural diversities (age, gender, and race) that relate to diagnosis of arthritis.
Alexander Wunsch, MD, Wismar University of Applied Sciences, Germany gives a historical perspective on sunlight exposure and explains how both the public's and medical community's perspective has changed over time. Recorded on 12/09/2014.
The Successful Elimination of Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Children’s Health and Healthcare - LeNoir/ Hamburger Memorial Lecture 2015
The latest national research on racial/ethnic disparities in health and healthcare of US children show great differences in medical and oral health, access to care and use of services. Glenn Flores, MD shares findings of studies demonstrating successful elimination of racial/ethnic health disparities in children.
Dr. Susan Little of UC San Diego School of Medicine presents her research that tracks HIV infection by rapidly obtaining genetic information from those engaged in HIV healthcare. A discussion follows on privacy protections, the risks associated with the use of these data and their potential to significantly limit HIV transmission in communities. Dr. Little is presented by the Center for Ethics in Science and Technology in San Diego.
Nearly 44 million adults in the US are providing care for family, partners or friends with disabilities or other needs. Dr. Michael Rabow explores the burdens experienced by the caregivers and resources to help navigate this difficult journey. Recorded on 06/23/2015.
John Roberts, MD discusses the state of kidney transplantation at UCSF. Recorded on 04/10/2015.
The New Era of Hep C Cure: Who Should Be Treated? - UCSF Kidney Transplant Program Update in Transplantation 2015
Jennifer Price, MD discusses the new era of hep C cure and who should be treated. Recorded on 04/10/2015.