Health & Medicine

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Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman: The Untold Story of Psychiatry

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Wed, Mar 18 2015 - 12:00pm

Jeffrey Lieberman, M.D.; Lawrence C. Kolb Professor and Chairman of Psychiatry, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons; Author, Shrinks: The Untold Story of Psychology Read more »

Upcoming event

The Impact of the Affordable Care Act on Women

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Mon, Mar 16 2015 - 6:30pm

Carlina Hansen, Executive Director, Women’s Community Clinic
Claire Brindis, DrPH, Director, UCSF Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies
Alice Huan-mei Chen, M.D., M.P.H., Chief Integration Officer, Director of the Center for Innovation in Access and Quality, and Director of the eReferral Program, San Francisco General Hospital; Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco — Moderator Read more »

Past event

Get Fit, Lean and Keep Your Day Job

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Wed, Feb 18 2015 - 6:00pm

J.D. Griffin, MBA, Certified Nutrition Coach; Men’s Physique Competitor; Financial Markets Professional Read more »

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The Patient Will See You Now: The Future of Medicine Is in Your Hands

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Thu, Feb 12 2015 - 12:00pm

Eric Topol, MD, Scripps Health Chief Academic Officer, Scripps Clinic; Author, The Patient Will See You Now: The Future of Medicine Is in Your Hands

In The Patient Will See You Now, Eric Topol, one of the nation’s top physicians, examines what he calls medicine’s “Gutenberg moment.” Much as the printing press liberated knowledge from the control of an elite class, new technology – from the smartphone to machine learning – is poised to democratize medicine. Read more »

Past event

Healthy Aging: Lowering the Risk of Alzheimer's Disease

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Tue, Feb 3 2015 - 5:15pm

Patricia Renaut Spilman, M.S., Senior Scientist, Buck Institute Read more »

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Humanity in the Modern World

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Wed, Jan 14 2015 - 6:00pm

Robert G. Aptekar, M.D., Orthopedic Surgeon
Susan Weiss, Photographer

Dr. Robert Aptekar is an orthopedic surgeon who provides essential services annually to a charity hospital in Cambodia. He performs surgeries, trains the medical staff and works to bring awareness of health problems in the area. Susan Weiss accompanied Aptekar to document his work and the community in which he works. Aptekar will discuss his experiences, accompanied by the photographs of Susan Weiss.

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Steven Brill

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Tue, Jan 13 2015 - 6:00pm

Steven Brill, Journalist; Author, America’s Bitter Pill: Money, Politics, Back-Room Deals, and the Fight to Fix Our Broken Healthcare System; Twitter @StevenBrill Read more »

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The Home that Watches Over Your Parents

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Thu, Jan 8 2015 - 5:15pm

Richard Caro, D.Phil., Scientist; Silicon Valley Entrepreneur
Mary Hulme, Gerontologist; Care Manager
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Gluten-Free: Chinese Traditional Medicine's 750-Year Perspective

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Wed, Dec 3 2014 - 6:00pm

John Nieters, L.Ac DAOM, Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine; President, Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences  Read more »

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Undocumented and Uninsured

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Mon, Nov 24 2014 - 6:00pm

John Gressman, President and CEO, San Francisco Community Clinic Consortium
Scott Hauge, President and Owner, CAL Insurance & Associates, Inc; Co-Founder and Vice Chairman, Clinic by the Bay
Laurel Lucia, Associate Policy Specialist, UC Berkeley Center for Labor Research and Education
Jirayut New Latthivongskorn, Co-founder, Pre-Health Dreamers
Daniel Weintraub, Editor in Chief and Project Director, The California Health Report - Moderator Read more »

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