Health & Medicine

Upcoming event

Dr. Theodora Ross: Cancer in the Family

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Tue, Feb 23 2016 - 7:00pm

Theodora Ross, M.D., Professor of Internal Medicine, Director of the Cancer Genetics Program, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center; Author, A Cancer in the Family: Take Control of Your Genetic Inheritance Read more »

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Values that Guide Healthcare Decisions

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Mon, Jan 11 2016 - 6:00pm

Mileva Saulo Lewis, Ed.D., RN, Associate Professor, Samuel Merritt University; Vice President, The Center for Medical Ethics and Mediation Read more »

Past event

Patient Safety: Get the Diagnosis Right

Tue, Nov 10 2015 - 6:00pm

Elizabeth McGlynn, Ph.D., Director, Center for Effectiveness and Safety Research, Kaiser Permanente
Urmimala Sarkar, M.D., MPH, Associate Professor of Medicine, UCSF
Kathryn McDonald, M.M., Executive Director, Center for Health Policy and the Center for Primary Care and Outcomes Research, Stanford University
George Lundberg, M.D., Professor, Pathology, Health Research Policy, Stanford University; Editor-at-Large, Medscape; Founder, The Lundberg Institute – Moderator Read more »

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LGBT Family Planning Seminar: Understand the Financial, Legal and Medical Side of Surrogacy with LGBT Experts

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Mon, Oct 26 2015 - 12:00pm

Brandon Miller, CEO, Brio Financial Group
Judy Appel, Executive Director, Our Family Coalition
Dr. Isabelle Ryan, Pacific Fertility Center
Deborah Wald, Family attorney, The Wald Law Group
Michelle Meow, Board President, SF Pride; Host of "The Michelle Meow Show" (KOFY TV, Progressive Voices Network)—Moderator Read more »

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The U.S. Imperative for Wellness: The Cleveland Clinic Experience – How to Make Yourself Younger

Wed, Oct 21 2015 - 12:00pm

Michael Fredric Roizen, Anesthesiologist; Internist; Author; Chief Wellness Officer, Cleveland Clinic

Chronic medical disease management now accounts for more than 80 percent of the nation’s spending on medical care and is substantially increasing as the number of people with chronic disease rises. Roizen argues that these chronic disease costs are increasing income inequality and decreasing the standard of living. Yet, he says, some of these diseases may be largely lifestyle-preventable. Read more »

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Chinese Medicine and Managing Diabetes

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Mon, Oct 19 2015 - 6:00pm

John Nieters, Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine; Certified in Integrated Diabetes Care, XinHua Hospital Read more »

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Taking Ownership of Your Clinical Laboratory Test Results

Dr. Alan Wu
Wed, Oct 14 2015 - 6:00pm

Alan Wu, Ph.D., Director, Clinical Chemistry, Toxicology and Pharmacogenomics Laboratories, San Francisco General Hospital; Professor, Laboratory Medicine, UCSF; Author, Toxicology! Because What You Don't Know Can Kill You and The Hidden Assassin: When Clinical Lab Tests Go Awry Read more »

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The Stress Shield: Three Ways to Upgrade Your Brain, DNA and Hormones As You Age

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Thu, Sep 17 2015 - 6:00pm

Sara Gottfried, M.D., Author, The Hormone Cure and The Hormone Reset Diet Read more »

Past event

Longevity Explorers Discussion Group: Better Aging. You. Your Parents.

Mon, Sep 14 2015 - 6:30pm
This regular discussion group will be exploring new and emerging solutions to the challenges of growing older. Not only will we be uncovering interesting new products at the intersection of aging and technology, we will also be conducting a series of ongoing deep dive discussions into topics like brain health, apps for seniors, hearing and wearables for seniors. The results of our discussions will be shared with a larger community of older adults interested in improving their quality of life through our partner in this initiative, Tech-enhanced Life, PBC.
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Sunset Youth Services Music Program for High-Risk Kids

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Thu, Aug 6 2015 - 6:00pm

Dawn Stueckle, Co-founder and Executive Director, Sunset Youth Services

This program is part of the 2015 Platforum series Music Matters, sponsored by Ernst & Young and the John and Marcia Goldman Foundation. Read more »

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