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Continuing Medical Education

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  

US Preventive Services Task Force and Guidelines Addressing The Needs of Underserved Communities

2018-05-24T10:35:55+00:00 August 10th, 2017|

Dr. Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo provides an overview of the procedures of the US Preventive Services Task Force. She reviews the importance and challenge in making recommendations tailored to the needs of diverse and underserved communities and discusses the current approaches in the context of several recent recommendations. CME.BibbinsDomingo.0223.2017.kbd (004)  

Complex Chronic Pain & Opioids: Cases from the Field

2018-05-24T10:37:25+00:00 June 6th, 2017|

Dr. Soraya Azari addresses how to develop empathic and sensitive ways of communicating with patients suffering from chronic pain. She covers ways to improve recognition and diagnosis of opioid use disorder, and skills to be able to explain the risks associated with long-term opioid therapy with patients. CHN_meeting_Pain_2017_Final_SA

Strokes (1/17)

2017-02-09T14:35:10+00:00 February 9th, 2017|

Dr Kristy Yuan provides an overview on workup, treatment, and sequelae of ischemic strokes. She reviews common presentations of stroke, and discusses when urgent evaluation is necessary. Medications used for secondary prevention are reviewed.

Headaches 1/17

2017-02-09T14:34:38+00:00 February 9th, 2017|

Dr Alexandra Brown reviews common presentations of headaches in primary care. She reviews red flags, when to get imaging, and cases where imaging is not necessary. A list of medications used to prevent and treat headaches are provided.