Health and Medicine
Featured This Month
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.
Healthcare is undergoing a major transformation, moving from a one-size-fits-all, trial-and-error system towards a new, targeted approach that utilizes patients' molecular information to inform healthcare decisions. A successful transformation requires a global collaborative effort in order to maintain progress in both science and technology. Join us and hear from two expert practitioners/researchers about the profound effects of practicing personalized medicine with patients, as well as the challenges faced in making precision medicine a reality. Recorded on 04/26/2018.
Prosthetics have existed for centuries but today's advanced technologies are providing amazing devices to replace missing or impaired parts of the body. Matthew Garibaldi and Richard Nguyen explore these technology-driven advances.
Find out what UCSF is doing to assist those affected by limb loss to maximize their physical and functional mobility locally and around the globe. Recorded on 03/22/2018.
It's possible to be well-fed, but undernourished. Chris Kresser talks about the principles of supplementation and what you should consider. Recorded on 02/27/2018.