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UCSF Physician Leaders call for School Reopening

Featured in the upcoming issue of San Francisco Marin Medicine: Long term school closures have a detrimental, measurable impact on children and adolescents. While school closure is challenging for all families, households which include essential workers and those with limited financial means are disproportionately impacted.

Executive Director Reflections: The Door To Reform is Wide Open

The most esoteric area of health policy in which I’ve been involved has been the digitization of health records. Most agreed that it needed to happen, but nobody wanted to expend political capital, let alone actual capital, to make it happen. It was complicated, difficult, expensive, unsexy, and impossible to claim victory (and credit) with certainty.