Tag Archives: UCSF

These UCSF medical residents don’t want guns or Tasers in hospitals

A crowd of some 60 UCSF medical residents, students and faculty laid their bodies down in front of San Francisco General Hospital Monday evening during a “die-in” demonstration that challenged the role of law enforcement in hospital settings. They wore their white coats, held electric candles and carried signs that read “Imagine Nonviolent De-escalation,” “Hospitalization ≠ Criminalization,” and “Sheriff Out...

Threatened with closure, UCSF youth health center finds new home

Imperiled by a loss of funding and an expiring lease, a year of uncertainty about the future of the New Generation Health Center ended this week with relatively good news for its staff and patients – the clinic will continue its operations, but at a new and much smaller location across the street. Come September, New Generation will move into...

Plans to Close UCSF Youth Clinic Put on Hold (KQED)

A reproductive health clinic serving San Francisco’s Mission District that is threatened with closure will stay open another year, UCSF officials say. The New Generation Health Center serves primarily low-income teens and young adults, and the announcement came after patients, neighbors and health providers expressed concern and anger over UCSF’s plans to shut it down this summer. For weeks, university officials had insisted that...

Mission Neighbors Vow to Save Beloved UCSF Clinic

This story originally appeared on KQED.org Facing a budget in the red and a loss of patients, UC San Francisco officials plan to close a beloved family planning clinic for low-income teens and young adults in the city’s Mission district. The New Generation Health Center, which has provided free reproductive health care for two decades to patients as young as...

Riding MUNI’s Third Street Line

En Español Bayview has seen four, high profile MUNI-related attacks on Asians this year, one that resulted in the death of 83-year old Huan Chen. Three of the incidents were connected with the two-year-old T-Third Street Line, five miles of track connecting BART’s Embarcadero Station to AT&T Park, Mission Bay, and the Bayview District.  Asian community groups rallied and told...