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Nov 03, 2014 Join CVP Core Faculty member Hilary Seligman, MD, MAS for a panel discussion at the Commonwealth Club of California titled "Up the Ladder: Women Pursuing Careers in Science and Technology" on Monday, November 17th.
Location: SF Club Office, 595 Market St. 2nd floor
Time: 5:30 p.m. Check-In; 6 pm program
Cost: $20 non-members, MEMBERS and Students with valid ID FREE
Registration: Or Call 415.597.6705

Nov 05, 2014 CVP Seminar Series: Paula Braveman, MD, MPH, UCSF Professor
Title of Talk: Shorter, Sicker Lives: The IOM Report on the US Health Disadvantage Relative to Other Rich Nations
Date: Friday, November 21, 2014
Time: 9-10:30am
Location: UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations, 2789 25th St, Suite 350, San Francisco, CA 94110

Nov 19, 2014 CVP Core Faculty Dr. Hilary Seligman will be a keynote speaker at the 4th Annual Childhood Obesity Bay Area Conference.
There will also be a live performance from The Bigger Picture.
This year's two-day conference will include six keynote addresses, panel discussions, break-out sessions, and a slam poetry performance. COBA 2015 will feature more opportunities in the spirit of Slow Food, such as tastings from sustainable wineries at Friday night's reception, an optional garden tour, and small group dinners.
Date & Time: March 6 - 7, 2015 10am - 4:30pm
Location: UCSF Medical Center, 500 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, CA


Nov 20, 2014 In this brief video, "How to Talk to Your Patients About Quitting Smoking: A New Video for Health Providers" Steve Schroeder, M.D., UCSF Professor of Medicine and Director of the Smoking Cessation Leadership Center, discusses the importance of asking, advising and referring smokers to the California Smokers’ Helpline. Dean Schillinger, M.D., Chief, Division of Internal Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, provides a brief demonstration of how to talk to a patient in less than three minutes about quitting smoking.

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