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
CVP founding director and core faculty member Dean Schillinger, has been named one of the San Francisco General Hospital Foundation's 2017 Heroes & Hearts Awardees, which recognizes extraordinary San Francisco Bay Area heroes who exemplify the “go above and beyond” spirit of the Foundation and Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. Dean will be honored at the Foundation’s annual Heroes & Hearts luncheon on Thursday, February 16, 2017 at AT&T Park.
UCSF News recently published a story on CVP's 10th anniversary - reflecting on how CVP began and all that the center has accomplished over the past decade. Read the full article here. And if you missed our 10th anniversary celebration last week, you can watch a recording of the full symposium here (UCSF audience only) and CVP core faculty member Dean Schillinger's conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon here.
CVP core faculty member Alicia Fernandez published an editorial in this week's JAMA Internal Medicine on the current state of undocumented immigrants' access to healthcare in the U.S. Her editorial makes clear that "the wide variation in local and state policies vividly demonstrates that access to care for undocumented immigrants is driven by politics, and not by cost consideration or concerns for public health." You can read her article 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.