Health and Medicine
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Joseph Sullivan, MD. Director, UCSF Pediatric Epilepsy Center.
Elliott H. Sherr, MD, PhD. Institute of Human Genetics, UCSF.
In discussing his new book, "Dirt is Good: The Advantage of Germs For Your Child's Developing Immune System," author and UC San Diego Professor of Pediatrics and Computer Science & Engineering Rob Knight explains how the microbiome works and offers guidance for parents on boosting their children's health. Knight is presented by the Library Channel at UC San Diego. Recorded on 10/24/2017.
Dr. Gurpreet Dhaliwal is a Professor of Medicine at UCSF and is generally considered one of the most skillful diagnosticians in the United States. He teaches medical students and residents in the ER, inpatient wards and outpatient clinic at the San Francisco VA Medical Center. He studies how doctors think, how they diagnose, how they make treatment decisions and how they develop expertise. He has published over ninety articles in leading medical journals including the New England Journal of Medicine and JAMA. Dr. Dhaliwal writes for The Wall Street Journal's "The Experts" series, and, in 2012, he was profiled in The New York Times.
Long term endurance exercises leads to specific cardiac adaptations, known as athlete's heart. Find out the impacts of lifelong high-intensity endurance training and find out what you need to know to take care of your athlete's heart.
Most large hospitals have targeted resources to help older adults with severe acute illness. Dr. Candace Kim, UCSF Geriatric Medicine, talks about potential stressors and specialized services. Knowing about the options and how the system works will help prepare you to navigate the hospital and care transitions more effectively. Recorded on 06/14/2018.
Interactive Selection Meeting: Who Gets It And Who Doesn't Get It? - UCSF Kidney Transplant Program Update in Transplantation 2018
Peter Stock, MD, PhD; Professor of Surgery, Surgical Director of Kidney and Transplant Program, UCSF. Recorded on 05/18/2018.