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UCSF Medical Grand Rounds: The elderly and the quandary of how often workers should get tested

UCSF Medical Grand Rounds opened on a solemn note Thursday afternoon, marked by the fact that COVID-19 deaths across the country exceeded 100,000 Wednesday.  It is a number that could fill a very large sports stadium, and equals the populations of cities like San Mateo, Burbank, Boca Raton, and Ann Arbor, noted Dr. Bob Wachter, […]

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Resumen de UCSF Grand Rounds: Doctores consideran enviar a los niños a la escuela, aunque con precauciones

A continuación, le ofrecemos un resumen del artículo publicado en inglés. Traducción por: Anabelle Garay Durante la mesa redonda Grand Rounds de UCSF, los científicos presentaron lo último en tratamientos, vacunas y cómo se verán las escuelas cuando vuelvan a abrir. El Dr. George Rutherford, profesor de epidemiología en UCSF, explicó que California ha tenido […]

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UCSF Medical Grand Rounds: The doctor is ready to send children back to school — with care

The roller coaster of the scientific community’s COVID-19 pandemic response was on full display during UCSF’s 90-minute Grand Rounds Thursday afternoon, as scientists provided the latest on treatments, vaccines, and how the schools may look when they reopen — very likely in the fall semester.  “Fasten your seatbelts,” said Dr. Bob Wachter, the chair of […]

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UCSF Medical Grand Rounds: In New York, SF doctors witnessed chaos and ‘death — a lot of death’

UCSF doctors who provided support to New York City’s hospitals gave a candid briefing of their experience during Thursday afternoon’s Medical Grand Rounds: At times, they had no idea what they were doing.  “You’re literally struggling to stay above water,” said Dr. Michael Peters, an assistant professor of medicine at UCSF, who has worked at […]

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UCSF’s Medical Grand Rounds offers a ‘sobering’ picture of the coronavirus and its challenges

It’s Thursday noon, and time for UCSF’s Medical Grand Rounds on COVID-19. Grab a cup of tea or a stiff drink. We may think the pandemic is subsiding, but Thursday’s 90-minute update was grim. “Sobering,” said the able and affable moderator Dr. Bob Wachter, chair of the Department of Medicine at UCSF. Dr. George Rutherford, […]

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Evento Grand Rounds de UCSF: Un ejército para rastrear contactos, y cómo ha sido la atención médica en un hospital de Nueva York

Traducción por: Neus Valencia La comunidad médica está trabajando arduamente para desarrollar medidas que pudieran volverse normal en el mundo después de la cuarentena. Es posible que Remdesivir, un fármaco antiviral y posible tratamiento para COVID-19, se convierta en un nombre que nos suene familiar, y que la realización de pruebas sea una práctica cotidiana. […]

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UCSF Grand Rounds: A contact tracing army, and dispatches from a New York hospital

The medical community is working furiously to develop measures that may become mainstream in a post-shelter-in-place world. Maybe Remdesivir, an anti-viral drug and possible treatment for COVID-19, will become a household name, and testing a frequent ritual.  Without question, the practice of “contact tracing” will be a part of our new reality.  That’s what Michael […]

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Once obscure, UCSF medical ‘grand rounds’ become fountain of newest COVID-19 information

On Feb. 2, after thousands of depressed San Franciscans sauntered home following the 49ers’ Super Bowl loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, it suddenly became Game Time for UC San Francisco doctors — and, eventually, the entire United States medical establishment.  That night, two of America’s first COVID-19 positive cases to require hospitalization arrived at […]

Gray Area Grand Theater: Gray Area Festival 2020

Join us for our annual survey of culture through the lens of interdisciplinary practice with an exhibition, artist presentations, conversation, and workshops — now accessible online around the world. Gray Area Festival Now in its 6th year, Gray Area Festival departs from its focus on experiential exhibitions into an exploration of artists working in Radical […]

Gray Area Grand Theater: Gray Area Festival 2020

Join us for our annual survey of culture through the lens of interdisciplinary practice with an exhibition, artist presentations, conversation, and workshops — now accessible online around the world. Gray Area Festival Now in its 6th year, Gray Area Festival departs from its focus on experiential exhibitions into an exploration of artists working in Radical […]

Gray Area Grand Theater: Gray Area Festival 2020

Join us for our annual survey of culture through the lens of interdisciplinary practice with an exhibition, artist presentations, conversation, and workshops — now accessible online around the world. Gray Area Festival Now in its 6th year, Gray Area Festival departs from its focus on experiential exhibitions into an exploration of artists working in Radical […]

Gray Area Grand Theater: Gray Area Festival 2020

Join us for our annual survey of culture through the lens of interdisciplinary practice with an exhibition, artist presentations, conversation, and workshops — now accessible online around the world. Gray Area Festival Now in its 6th year, Gray Area Festival departs from its focus on experiential exhibitions into an exploration of artists working in Radical […]

Gray Area Grand Theater: Intro to UX Design: Bartering & Mutual Aid Strategies Workshop

How might design thinking help foster tools for collaboration and collective care? In this series of introductory workshops to UX design, participants are encouraged to create systems and applications centered around anti-capitalist models of bartering and mutual aid. Limited seats for enrollment. Six full scholarships are reserved for Black Creatives. Enroll & apply here: bit.ly/ux-mutual-aid […]