LCOE Faculty Spotlight: Raul Gutierrez, MD

June 01, 2021
The LCOE is growing to meet the research demands, community collaborations, and program expansions. We are excited to announce the addition of Raul Gutierrez, MD as our LCOE Director of Children and Family Initiatives. 

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...

Dr. Catherine Lucey awarded the John A. Benson Jr., MD Professionalism Article Prize

By Catherine R. Lucey, MD on April 30, 2021
In 2002, the ABIM Foundation, ACP Foundation and European Federation of Internal Medicine authored Medical Professionalism in the New Millennium: A Physician Charter. Since its publication, the volume of literature on professionalism has grown substantially to nearly 300 new articles published...

Dr. Alicia Fernandez named Associate Dean for Population Health and Health Equity

By Talmage King, MD on April 15, 2021
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Appointment of Dr. Denise Connor as Director of the Anti-Oppressive Curriculum (AOC)

By Denise Connor, MD on March 09, 2021
The Anti-Oppressive Curriculum Leadership (AOC) Team will work with curricular leaders to enhance content, pedagogy and delivery strategies, to ensure that all elements of the Bridges Curriculum are anti-racist and anti-oppressive.

LCOE Mission and Goals - Spanish Version

February 24, 2021
Explain the LCOE Mission and Goals; Dr. Manuel Tápia talks about CMB; Dr. Leticia Rolón talks about SOM; Andres Calvillo talks about LMSA

Dr. Sarah Schaeffer publishes a new study on Avoiding the Virtual Pitfall

By Marbin, Jyothi MD; Hutchinson, Y-Vonne JD; Schaeffer, Sarah MD, MPH on February 18, 2021
Public health concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic are leading many residency and fellowship programs to transition from in-person to videoconference interviews (VCIs). The magnitude and speed of the shift to VCIs, the lack of existing research around bias and VCIs, and the underlying stress...

UCSF LCOE Street Team

May 18, 2020
Early in March 2020, UCSF Latinx Center of Excellence (LCOE) set up a volunteer program names LCOE Street Team to provide trustworthy COVID-19 information to people waiting in food lines. LCOE Street Team volunteers are made up of physicians and health professional students such as UCSF medical and...

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...