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UCSF's Osher Center for Integrative Medicine presents Mini Medical School for the Public, a series of programs providing an opportunity to learn about health and the health sciences directly from UCSF faculty members and other nationally-recognized experts.

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UCSF's Osher Center for Integrative Medicine presents Mini Medical School for the Public, a series of programs providing an opportunity to learn about health and the health sciences directly from UCSF faculty members and other nationally-recognized experts.

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    Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

    Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

    A special faculty panel discusses the three different initiatives at UCSF aimed at addressing adverse childhood experience that affect peoples well-being throughout their lifespan. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 35588]

    • 1 hr 19 min
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    Cultural Factors in Psychiatric Care: Focus on Asian Mental Health

    Cultural Factors in Psychiatric Care: Focus on Asian Mental Health

    Dr. Descartes Li explores the ways that culture influences mental health. He looks at the effects of cultural identify and the models of illness. He also explores the stressors and supports and the elements of the relationship with the clinicians and the resulting treatment plan. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 35581]

    • 54 min
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    Developing Therapies for COVID-19: Understanding the Mechanisms of Attack to Inform Treatment

    Developing Therapies for COVID-19: Understanding the Mechanisms of Attack to Inform Treatment

    A team of UCSF scientists discuss their groundbreaking blueprint that reveals how COVID-19 hijacks human cells and identifies drug compounds with antiviral activity that target key proteins in these cells. Their research makes predictions about drugs and compounds that could be repurposed to fight the virus.

    NOTE: This video was filmed on May 1, 2020. As doctors and scientists work quickly to figure out the best ways to fight COVID19, this information may become out of date. For the most up to date information and recommendations, please visit the CDC’s website Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 35928]

    • 1 hr 27 min
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    Stone Soup: Opportunities in Homelessness and Health

    Stone Soup: Opportunities in Homelessness and Health

    Renter's incomes have not caught up to housing costs adding to the causes of homelessness. Dr. Josh Bamberger, Associate Director, UCSF Benioff Homelessness and Housing Initiative, discusses what we know about the homeless population and solutions available. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 35587]

    • 58 min
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    Heart Disease and Stroke on the Rise in Asians?

    Heart Disease and Stroke on the Rise in Asians?

    Dr. Gordon Fung looks at trends of cardiovascular disease in the US and trends in selected states by ethnicity to explore if heart disease and stroke are on the rise in Asians. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 35580]

    • 1 hr 23 min
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    Sugar: The Unsweetened Truth and What We Can Do About It

    Sugar: The Unsweetened Truth and What We Can Do About It

    Obesity is at the root of silent epidemics such as type 2 diabetes and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. Laura Schmidt explores the causes and solutions, taking lessons from tobacco: reducing the availability of harmful substances reduces consumption, thereby reducing harms to health. She talks about the UCSF Healthy Beverage Initiative and the effects it has had on employee health. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 35586]

    • 1 hr 13 min

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