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The Department of Medicine is made up of 16 specialities in four medical centers in the cities of San Francisco and Fresno, and dozens of affiliated institutes, centers, programs, and groups.

To read a feature story about our divisions from our newsletter, Frontiers of Medicine, see below.

Cardiovascular Care and Prevention Center Opens Issue 12, Spring 2011

"The Cardiovascular Care and Prevention Center at Mission Bay opened in November 2010, providing more coordinated care for patients and bolstering collaborations between clinicians and scientists interested in cardiovascular health.Cardiology services had previously been provided in three separate buildings on ... » Read More

Personalizing Medicine Issue 11, Fall 2010

In genetics, we really take care of whole families,” says Robert Nussbaum, MD, chief of the Division of Medical Genetics and a member of the UCSF Institute for Human Genetics. Since his recruitment from the National Human Genome Research Institute in 2006 to establish the division, Nussbaum has increased genetics services for patients, raised awareness among ... » Read More

Rosalind Russell Research Center Celebrates 30th Anniversary Issue 10, Spring 2010

The Rosalind Russell Medical Research Center for Arthritis celebrated its 30th anniversary last fall with a festive gala featuring a new documentary about the film star, and a guest appearance by the documentary’s narrator, actress Kathleen Turner. Russell starred in many Broadway shows and movies, including His ... » Read More

Working to Prevent HIV Issue 9, Fall 2009

"Through its combined expertise in the biomedical, behavioral and social sciences, UCSF's Department of Medicine continues to be a global leader in preventing and treating HIV/AIDS, and working towards a cure. The Department is home to a number of programs of the AIDS Research Institute, an umbrella organization ... » Read More

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