Latest Updates

UCSF Joins National Collaborative to Study COVID-19 Outcomes for LGBTQ People

May 27, 2021
Researchers from the UCSF School of Nursing have joined a newly launched national collaborative to study the impacts of COVID-19 on members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer communities. 

Feeling Re-Entry Anxiety? Expert Advice on Navigating COVID-19 Reopenings

May 24, 2021
As COVID-19 vaccinations continue, and cities and states move toward full re-opening, many people are feeling re-entry anxiety.

Pandemic-Driven Telehealth Proves Popular at Safety Net Health System

May 10, 2021
For patients who can utilize the technology, particularly for follow-up care after a diagnosis has already been made, the benefits of telehealth are overwhelming.

Frontline Health Workers Across US Faced Unique Stressors During COVID-19 

April 09, 2021
The study is among the first to assess mental health effects of the pandemic at a geographically diverse sample of emergency rooms.

For COVID-19 Long-Haulers, Few Answers, But Meditation and Peer Support Offer Some Relief

April 05, 2021
While researchers are still striving to understand why some patients experience these “long-haul” symptoms, two UCSF clinicians from complimentary specialties have teamed up to create an integrative medicine skills program that can give such patients better tools to cope with the debilitating...

Experts Discuss Mapping a Post-Pandemic World

April 01, 2021
In the third installment of UCSF’s three-part series, “COVID-19: The Path Forward,” a panel of health and policy experts met March 23 to examine COVID-19's impact on our society and look ahead to how we rebuild and prepare for future pandemics.

How Inequities Fueled the COVID-19 Pandemic – And What We Can Do About It

March 22, 2021
A panel of health experts and government officials addressed the myriad issues related to COVID-19, including health disparities before and during the pandemic, public partnerships, and how communities can better address inequities to prevent the next crisis.

Experts Discuss How Science Will Drive COVID-19 Recovery

March 11, 2021
UCSF gathered leading Bay Area scientists and clinicians to reflect on the scientific challenges and breakthroughs of the past year since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic.

Viruses Mutate, But Treatments Are Static. Is There a Way to Change That?

March 11, 2021
There is a big, global problem: viruses such as HIV and COVID-19 mutate, but treatments for them don’t.

New Study Will Examine How Robustly Individuals Respond to COVID-19 Vaccination

March 03, 2021
This will be one of the first and largest studies to examine the impact of factors like age and stress on vaccination effectiveness.