Health and Medicine
Featured This Month
Dr. Rebecca Berman was recently recruited to UCSF to direct the internal medicine residency program, generally considered to be one of the nation's finest. Dr. Berman comes to UCSF from Harvard, where she directed the primary care residency program at Brigham & Womens Hospital. In the interview, Dr. Berman discusses her upbringing, her longstanding commitment to social justice and health equity, her approach to mentoring and career development, and her view of how medical training needs to evolve to meet the needs of our trainees and patients. Recorded on 11/26/2018.
Debate: The Battle of the Patients with Overconsumption - The Nathan Bass UCSF Liver Transplant Conference 2018
Danielle Brandman, MD, MAS, Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, UCSF and Chris Freise MD, Professor of Surgery
Interim Chief, Division of Transplantation from UCSF. Recorded on 11/16/2018.
Cancer becomes highly dangerous when it spreads from its original site to a different vital organ. These secondary tumors called metastases are what kill most patients. Despite hundreds of years of research, it is not understood why, where, and how cancer spreads to organs like the brain. Lawrence Livermore Lab scientist describes how they bring together cancer biology, 3D printing and material science, to understand and hopefully prevent metastases in the future. Recorded on 02/16/2019.
Orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Jeff Barry goes over the basics of hip and knee replacement and what's improved over the last decade. Recorded on 05/30/2019.
Dr. Susan Love has dedicated her professional life to the eradication of breast cancer. Here she describes the amazing human breast and why we need to understand it in order to prevent breast cancer. She talks about the anatomy of the human breast and the milk ducts. Recorded on 05/15/2019.