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Primary Care

SO/GI and the Care of the Transgender Community

2018-11-02T10:30:20+00:00 November 2nd, 2018|

Dr. Rosendale and NP Layla Welborn present on SO/GI and Care of Transgender people at the San Francisco Health Network. They discuss sexual orientation and gender identity terminology, recognize the impact of SO/GI on health and health disparities and explain the value of SO/GI data collection efforts. They share the importance of evolving language and [...]

Palliative Care in Heart Failure: General Principles & Local Resources

2018-11-02T10:28:25+00:00 November 2nd, 2018|

Providers Dr. Kinderman and Dr. Strayhorn exhibit Palliative Care in Heart Failure where providers are able to identify opportunities to support patients with heart failure at distinct points, describe resources to meet palliative care needs of patients, and apply principles to patient panels. The providers map out an overview of Palliative Care and the care [...]

Outpatient Management of Heart Failure

2018-11-02T10:26:50+00:00 November 2nd, 2018|

Dr. Lucas Zier and Dr. Rachel Stern present on Outpatient Management of Heart Failure where providers learn to articulate contemporary definitions of heart failure and manage care of heart failure patients. They divide the presentation into three parts where providers learn to Define Etiology,the Maintenance of Euvolemia, and Guideline Directed Therapy. Outpatient Management of Heart [...]

Smarter Screening for Prostate Cancer

2018-08-01T16:28:48+00:00 August 1st, 2018|

Physicians Matthew Cooperberg, Nynikka Palmer, and Dean Schillinger collaborate to provide an overview of screening for prostate cancer in Primary Care. Throughout the presentation, they discuss how to increase rates of early detection of aggressive prostate cancer in high risk men. They also discuss how to reduce under-treatment of high-risk disease and unnecessary treatment of [...]

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Kidney Transplantation

2018-08-01T16:27:10+00:00 August 1st, 2018|

Dr. Grubbs presents on the racial and ethnic disparities that come along with a kidney transplant. She also reviews data on disparities on people who donate kidneys and how kidneys are allocated among patients. Furthermore, Dr. Grubbs shares the individual, provider, and system level barriers to kidney transplants. Lastly, she provides potential strategies providers can [...]

Smoking Cessation

2018-07-17T12:16:46+00:00 July 17th, 2018|

Dr. Maya Vijayaraghavan provides an overview of smoking cessation among our patients in Primary Care. She reviews the landscape of tobacco products as well as discusses the methods and resources for smoking cessation counseling. She covers pharmacological treatments and shares smoking cessation updates within the SFHN. Smoking Cessation

Black/African American Health Initiative – the Provider Role

2018-07-17T12:15:10+00:00 July 17th, 2018|

Dr. Ayanna Bennett, Director of Interdivisional Initiatives, provides an interactive presentation that introduces the Black/African American Health Initiative and the important and powerful role providers play in their health. Dr. Bennett describes implicit bias and anti-bias strategies such as Self-critique and Correct Power Imbalances. She dives into how history connects to health among African [...]

Diabetes Prevention and Disease Management in Primary Care

2018-02-21T17:55:05+00:00 February 21st, 2018|

Dr. Lisa Murphy provides an overview on Diabetes prevention and disease management in primary care. Dr. Murphy reviews data on diabetes prevention, covers assumptions, weight loss, how to identify people who are highest risk for diabetes and the diabetes prevention program at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. Diabetes Prevention PCP 1 2018 small  

Northern California Fires Affecting SF Air Quality – Health Tips for San Franciscans

2017-10-10T12:44:07+00:00 October 10th, 2017|

The multiple fires currently burning in Napa, Sonoma and other northern counties are affecting our air quality and may create the potential of a health hazard, here in San Francisco. You can find the current Air Quality from the EPA here and learn what to do: https://www.airnow.gov/index.cfm?action=airnow.local_city&cityid=317   For General Public: Smoke from wildfires and [...]

Flu season has arrived. Time for your flu shot!

2017-11-16T12:16:36+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|

San Francisco, CA – Public Health Departments around the Bay Area are announcing that influenza season is beginning and SF residents are encouraged to get their flu shots. Because the flu is unpredictable and the vaccine takes two weeks to become fully effective, San Francisco County health officials urge everyone six months and older to [...]