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 Affiliate Faculty Rebecca Sudore published an important article in JAMA Internal Medicine on the Effect of the PREPARE Website vs an Easy-to-Read Advance Directive on Advance Care Planning Documentation and Engagement Among Veterans. Read the article here. Congratulations to Rebecca and the entire PREPARE team!
CVP Director Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo has been elected to the Association of American Physicians and has also been awarded the UCSF Chancellor Award for Public Service. Each year this award recognizes and honors three individuals at UCSF—one faculty, one staff, one student—who have demonstrated outstanding public service beyond the scope of their job. Congratulations Kirsten!
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.
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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.