CVP just celebrated our 10th anniversary! Watch this video to hear from our faculty, staff, and partners about who we are, how we began, and why we are devoted to achieving health and health equity.
News & Highlights
The US Preventive Services Task Force released new draft guidelines for prostate cancer screening today. CVP Director Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, who chairs the Task Force, has been featured on NPR, PBS News Hour, CNN, ABC News, the Washington Post, and many other news outlets, discussing the new recommendation. In addition to a viewpoint article in JAMA detailing the change, the draft recommendation is open for public comment on the USPSTF website here.
The UCSF Research in Implementation Science for Equity (RISE) program is accepting applications! RISE is an all-expenses paid opportunity designed to train competitive scientists and enhance the diversity of the biomedical research workforce. The program is expected to fill by the end of March, so we encourage interested junior faculty to complete their applications as soon as possible. More details can be found here.
CVP Director Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo will be facilitating a conversation with Rebecca Skloot, author of the best-selling book "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" as a part of City Arts & Lectures. The event, which is a benefit for the Henrietta Lacks Foundation, will be held at the Nourse Theater on Wednesday, April 26 at 7:30pm. For more information about the event and how to purchase tickets, see here.
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Precision Public Health Summit – June 2016
You can link to the full report from the Summit here, Precision Public Health Summit Report June 6-7, 2016.
UC San Francisco hosted a Precision Public Health Summit, a partnership with the White House and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, to discuss how precision medicine approaches can be successfully applied in the public health arena to improve population health and equity.
The video above provides a short summary of the summit's highlights.
The videos below show highlights from the Precision Public Health Summit held June 6-7, 2016.