Summer 2012

Continuing Medical Education

More information about these courses and others is available on the UCSF Office of Continuing Medical Education website at

Course Title Dates City
Hands-on Difficult Airway
Management Workshop
Sept. 20Hotel Nikko, San Francisco
Topics in Emergency MedicineNov. 12–14Parc 55 Wyndham, San Francisco
Annual Review in Family MedicineDec. 3–4Hilton Financial District, San Francisco
45th Annual Advances and Controversies
in Clinical Pediatrics
May 17–19Westin, Market Street, San Francisco


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UCSF Joins Consortium to Test Pediatric Cancer Drugs
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Mission Bay Reaches Fundraising Milestone
The new UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay achieved a major milestone, surpassing the $400 million mark in philanthropic gifts. This brings the campaign more than two-thirds of the way to its $600 million goal.