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Addiction Care Team featured in Telemundo

By Marlene Martin, MD on May 20, 2022
The Addiction Care Team, directed by Dr. Marlene Martin, was featured on Telemundo. The video clip highlights the work the Addiction Care Team is doing to provide services for the Latinx community in San Francisco affected by drug use. It explains the dangers of fentanyl and resources available.

Dr. Marlene Martin's Addiction Care Team featured in the SF Chronicle

By Marlene Martin, MD on February 18, 2022
Fentanyl is a public health crisis. Trisha Thadani dives into this issue in their article 'A disaster in plain sight.' Dr. Marlene Martin's critical work as part of the Addiction Care Team at ZSFG is highlighted in this article.

Dr. Denise Connor publishes A clinical reasoning curriculum for medical students: an interim analysis

By Denise Connor, MD on February 11, 2022
Diagnostic error is a critical patient safety issue that can be addressed in part through teaching clinical reasoning. Medical schools with clinical reasoning curricula tend to emphasize general reasoning concepts (e.g., differential diagnosis generation).

Dr. Robert Rodriguez receives the American College of Emergency Physicians Humanitarian of the Year for California

By Robert Rodriguez, MD on October 28, 2021
This recognition reflects Dr. Rodriguez's work locally in the Emergency Department and nationally with the Biden Administration to mitigate the disproportionate effects of the Covid-19 pandemic on LatinX communities

Dr. Schaeffer receives Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award

By Sarah Schaeffer, MD on October 01, 2021
Dr. Sarah Scaheffer has received the 2022 Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Award. This award is presented to an individual who has effectively improved diversity within a medical school or community teaching hospital or who has worked to ensure patients of all races and ethnicities receive the...

Dr. Tomás Magaña receives HRSA grant to support youth-focused peer vaccine education for FACES

By Dr. Tomás Magaña on August 26, 2021
FACES for the Future Coalition at the Public Health Institute, was recently awarded a competitive Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grant to support youth-focused peer vaccine education.  Leveraging their existing Public Health Youth Corps program, they will be training youth (...

Dr. Michelle Guy induced into the Gold-Headed Cane Society

By Michelle Guy, MD on May 18, 2021
Dr. Michelle Guy was one of two honored faculty to the Gold-Headed Cane Society. Click here to learn more.

Anti-Immigrant Rhetoric and the Experiences of Latino Immigrants in the Emergency Room

By Carolina Ornelas, MPH Jacqueline M. Torres, PhD, MPH Jesus R. Torres, MD, MPH Harrison Alter, MD, MS Breena R. Taira, MD, MPH Robert M. Rodriguez, MD on May 14, 2021
This publication focuses on safety concerns among undocumented Latino immigrants (UDLI) and their delay in acquiring  care due to increased anti-immigrant rhetoric and enforcement  of immigration laws. This study analyzed statements made by emergency department patients to better understand their...

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