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
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 [...]
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
Dr. Dominika Seidman provides an interactive presentation that describes the challenges and opportunities to identify women vulnerable to HIV in the US in addition to providing key counseling messages for women about PrEP for HIV prevention. SEHC CME PrEP talk_Seidman
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)
Dr. Mary Mercer, Dr. Neda Ratanawongsa and Kara Meyers provide an interactive presentation that reflects on perspectives and emotions that influence communication with patients about chronic pain management. RCC Primary Care Directors Mtg 4.26.2017
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
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.
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.