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Congressional Opioid Legislation

After months of hearings and debate, the House of Representatives and the Senate reached an agreement earlier this week on legislation to address the opioid epidemic. The House passed the legislation today on a vote of 393 to 8. The Senate is expected to follow suit before adjourning to campaign for the midterm elections, and President Trump is expected to sign the bill into law.

Save The Date: Medical Care of Vulnerable and Underserved Populations

World-class experts and front-line practitioners from the San Francisco General Hospital & Trauma Center and the UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations will present approaches to mitigate the challenges in caring for vulnerable populations and enhance the profound joy clinicians can experience when engaging with patients in greatest need.