Week of January 17, 2022 | Edited by: Meredith Lew Tan
Get Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests
Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order one set of 4 free at-home COVID-19 tests. The tests are completely free. Orders will usually ship in 7-12 days. Order now so you have them when you need them.
The San Francisco Public Library is launching itsMore than a Month – Black History, Culture and Heritageprogramming beginning Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and running through the end of February. As part of this programming, on February 2, UCSF and San Francisco health leaders will discuss the current status of health in San Francisco’s Black community, lessons learned from 2021, and goals for 2022 atBlack Health: San Francisco.
Thank you for all you do to make UCSF and our society a more equitable place.
New President and CEO Named for UCSF Health
Suresh Gunasekaran has been named as the next president and chief executive officer of UCSF Health.
He will lead UCSF Health and join Dr. Hawgood's executive team and Chancellor's Cabinet, contributing strategic leadership and guidance to the overall UCSF enterprise.
Click here to read more about him and his accomplishments.
Wear your N95 Mask in DEM
To ensure an extra level of protection, we are highly encouraging everyone to wear an N95 while working on site
Hearts in SF 2022
You are invited to Hearts in SF 2022, a free virtual event on February 10, 2022, that will honor the health care heroes that support us all.
Isabel Rodríguez-Barraquer, MD, PhD is included among the 2021 cohort of CZ Biohub investigators. She is Co-Director of the EPPIcenter and an Assistant Professor in the Division of HIV, ID, and Global Medicine.
Click here to read more about the award and see the full roster of investigators.
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Resource
Building relationships with community key to achieving greater health equity: Q and A with Dr. Nafissa Cisse Egubuonye
In this interview, Egbuonye discusses the most pressing public health issues affecting her community and how her involvement in the initiative has helped her and her colleagues to better understand their community’s needs.
Click here to read this Q and A with Dr. Nafissa Cisse Egbuonye and Katharine McLaughlin, from The Kresge Foundation.