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Appointment of Dr. Meshell Johnson as Chief of Pulmonary, Critical Care Medicine, and Sleep for the San Francisco VA

By Kenneth R McQuaid, MD, Chief, SFVAHCS and Robert M. Wachter, MD, Professor and Chair, UCSF Department of Medicine on January 21, 2020
Dear Colleagues: We are thrilled to announce that Meshell Johnson, MD has accepted the position of Chief of Pulmonary, Critical Care Medicine, and Sleep for the San Francisco VA Health Care System. Dr. Johnson is Professor of Clinical Medicine at UCSF and a member of the SFVAHCS Pulmonary/Critical...

Dr. Alejandra Rincón publishes chapter in Springer's Handbook on Promoting Social Justice in Education.

January 08, 2020
We are excited to share Dr. Alejandra Rincón's new publication entitled “Immigrants’ Efforts to Access Public Schools and Higher Education in the United States”. The chapter is part of Springer’s Handbook on Promoting Social Justice in Education. 

New study by Dr. Robert Rodriguez examines the effect of anti-immigrant rhetoric on Latinx health.

December 09, 2019
Anti-immigrant remarks from the White House are taking a substantial toll on Latino patients’ perceptions of their personal safety and are affecting their access to emergency health care, researchers report in a new study led by emergency medicine physicians at UC San Francisco.

Latinx Center of Excellence Celebrates One Year of Programming

By Latinx Center of Excellence on October 28, 2019
The UCSF Latinx Center of Excellence (LCOE) has wrapped up its first year of programs.  Funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and the UCSF School of Medicine (UCSF SOM), the UCSF LCOE is primarily focused on UIM career development at multiple places along the journey to...

Alicia Fernández receives grant to establish UCSF Latinx Center of Excellence

March 18, 2019
Alicia Fernandez receives grant to establish UCSF Latinx Center of Excellence.