Health and Medicine
Featured This Month
What is spirituality and spiritual health? How can we effectively assess our own spirituality and identify spiritual distress in ourselves and others? Douglas Ziedonis, MD, MPH, Associate Vice Chancellor for Health Sciences and Professor of Psychiatry at UC San Diego, discusses the link between healthy aging and spirituality.
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Yvonne (Bonnie) Maldonado, MD. Professor of Pediatrics (InfectiousDiseases) and Health Research and Policy; Director, Global Child Health Program; Stanford University Recorded on 03/08/2018.
Christina Buysse, MD. Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Stanford University School of Medicine. Helen Phung, PT Supervisor, California Children's Service, San Mateo County. Patty Wlash, Chief Therapist, California Children's Service, San Mateo County. Recorded on 03/09/2018.
Student advocates from across the UC system join the 2018 UC Global Health Day to describe efforts on their respective campuses to collaborate with faculty, campus global health groups, and each other in support of global health. Current proposed cuts to the global health budget threaten the health of communities both globally and locally. The UCGHI Advocacy Initiative helps ensure student, faculty, and community voices are heard throughout California and in Washington, D.C. by coordinating campus events and outreach to members of Congress and other elected officials. Recorded on 04/22/2018.
Surrogates are involved in nearly half of major medical decisions for hospitalized older adults. Dr. Eric Widera, UCSF Geriatric Medicine, and lawyer Sarah Hopper discuss why it is important to plan for the future and what happens if you don't. They also go over important components of future planning for health care, finances, and other decisions and provide resources to help plan for the future. Recorded on 06/28/2018.