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The Epidemiology, Science & Clinical Manifestations of COVID-19: A UCSF Update

In this UCSF Medical Grand Rounds presentation (April 2, 2020), nine UCSF experts provide an update on what we’ve learned about the epidemiology, virology, clinical manifestations, pathophysiology, and treatments for COVID-19 in the last few weeks. They also highlight some of the strategies that UCSF has taken to address COVID, and discuss reasons that San Francisco is having a very different experience than harder hit areas like New York. The session is hosted by UCSF Department of Medicine chair, Bob Wachter.

J. Elliott Royer Award in Neurology Call for Nominations

The J. Elliot Royer Award was established in 1957 by the late J. Elliot Royer, MD, as a bequest in his will. The award recognizes two psychiatrists or neurologists, one academic and one community, active in the medical field in San Francisco, Alameda or Contra Costa counties who during the year have made the most significant contribution to the advancement of psychiatry or neurology. The award alternates each year between the specialties of Neurology and Psychiatry.