News & Highlights
- Dr. Diane Havlir: Beginning to End the AIDS Epidemic: Think big, embrace debate, work as a team – these lessons have helped Diane Havlir, MD, become a visionary leader in the HIV/AIDS community. Havlir, chief of the HIV/AIDS Division at San Francisco General Hospital (SFGH) since 2002, arrived at UCSF in 1984 as a resident. "As far as we knew, AIDS was a death sentence,” she says. "Yet many of us were very inspired by the courage of the patients and the determination of the community. What has really propelled progress against the AIDS epidemic is ... Read More on the DOM website.
- San Francisco AIDS Foundation Check Presentation: Diane Jones, RN and Ali Marrero, Social Work Associate, representing the UCSF HIV/AIDS Division at San Francisco General Hospital were presented with a check in the amount of $5,000 by Neil Giuliano, Chief Executive Officer of the San Francisco AIDS Foundation on July 15th, 2012. These funds, part of the San Francisco AIDS Foundation (SFAF) Community Grants, will be used for transportation and housing vouchers to support linkage to care for vulnerable patients engaging in care on Ward 86.
- XIX International AIDS Conference - Washington DC July 22-27, 2012: www.aids2012.org. Dr. Diane Havlir, Chief of the HIV/AIDS Division at SFGH, is US co-chair of this historic conference. This will be the first time in 22 years the U.S. will again host this conference, thanks to the removal of the U.S. travel ban against HIV+ persons. Download UCSF HIV/AIDS Division Faculty accepted abstracts.
The Clinical Edge is a series of brief commentaries on topics of current interest in HIV care, prevention, and policy from the faculty of the UCSF HIV/AIDS Division at San Francisco General Hospital. It is sponsored by HIV InSite.
The Division's faculty members have been at the forefront of HIV care and research for more than 30 years. Our practice at SFGH's Ward 86 is the first multidisciplinary outpatient clinic in the world dedicated to the care of patients with HIV/AIDS.
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