Winter 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
Developmental Disabilities:
An Update for Health Professionals
March 8– 9UCSF Laurel Heights, San Francisco
Fifth International Conference:
Neonatal and Childhood Pulmonary Vascular Disease
March 9–10Hotel Nikko, San Francisco
Family Medicine Board Review:
Improving Clinical Care Across the Lifespan
March 26–29Hotel Nikko, San Francisco
45th Annual Advances and Controversies
in Clinical Pediatrics
May 17–19 Westin, Market Street, San Francisco


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$1 Million Grant Awarded to Develop Pediatric Medical Devices
The UCSF "D'Vice Squad," a group of innovators from across the Bay Area, has received a $1 million grant from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to expand its work to develop medical devices for children.

Steroids Linked to Impaired Brain Growth in Preemies
Premature infants exposed after birth to drugs known as glucocorticoids are at increased risk for having impaired growth of the cerebellum, according to findings from a new UCSF-led study.

New Children's Hospital Designed for Comfort, Technology
Patient rooms in the new UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital at Mission Bay are being designed to maximize comfort, efficiency and safety. The 180-bed facility will be part of a complex that includes 16 gardens.