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Kristin Hudacek, MD: SFMS March 2016 Member of the Month

Dr. Kristin Hudacek has roots in the East Coast, but is now a full-fledged San Francisco Giants fan. She majored in Chemical Engineering at Princeton University, and then received her medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania. She completed her dermatology residency at Drexel University College of Medicine/Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia, where she served as chief resident in her final year.

SFDPH Health Advisory: Request to Report Overdoses and Deaths due to Illicitly Obtained Fentanyl

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has instituted a surveillance effort based on hospital reporting to local public health departments in response to overdoses believed to be caused by illicitly obtained fentanyl, an extremely potent opioid analgesic.