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A Love Supreme: Learning, Teaching, and Leading
This month we welcome our new chief residents, who ascended to their new roles after finishing UCSF’s three-year internal medicine residency program last month. In this 2022-2023 new academic year, these exceptional young physicians will help teach, support and mentor the 180 interns and residents who rotate through the Medicine inpatient and outpatient services at ZSFG.
Reaching Back to Prime the Pipeline
California and the U.S. are becoming increasingly diverse, yet Black and Latinx communities are underrepresented both in medical schools and the health professions. It is vital to have clinicians and researchers who come from the communities most affected by health disparities as illuminated by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Addressing the Health Impacts of Climate Change
Climate change is one of the most important public health crises of our day. The impact of this threat may fall most heavily on populations such as the patients we treat at ZSFG and similar ones globally. This month, the Annals of Internal Medicine highlighted this focus in an American College of Physicians Position Paper on Environmental Health.
"What's Wrong (And Right) With Race in Medicine"
Six health care experts grapple with how to address race without being racist. A discussion moderated by Megha Garg, MD, MPH; with Jennifer James, PhD; Phuoc Lee, MD, MPH; Akinyemi Oni-Orisan, PharmD, PhD; Katherine Possin, PhD; Neil Powe, MD, MPH, MBA.
Margot Kushel named Director of UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations
It gives me great pleasure to announce Margot Kushel, MD as the Director of the UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations (CVP) at Zuckerberg San Francisco General and Trauma Center (ZSFG).