Continuing Medical Education

Diabetes Prevention and Disease Management in Primary Care

Dr. Lisa Murphy provides an overview on Diabetes prevention and disease management in primary care. Dr. Murphy reviews data on diabetes prevention, covers assumptions, weight loss, how to identify people who are highest risk for diabetes and the diabetes prevention program at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital. Diabetes Prevention PCP 1 2018 small  

Dermatology 4/27/2016

Dr Toby Maurer goes over common skin problems seen in the primary care setting. Using patient images, she reviews diagnostic criteria, how to treat common conditions and when to refer.

Strokes (1/17)

Dr Kristy Yuan provides an overview on workup, treatment, and sequelae of ischemic strokes. She reviews common presentations of stroke, and discusses when urgent evaluation is necessary. Medications used for secondary prevention are reviewed.

Headaches 1/17

Dr Alexandra Brown reviews common presentations of headaches in primary care. She reviews red flags, when to get imaging, and cases where imaging is not necessary. A list of medications used to prevent and treat headaches are provided.

Jan 2015-IPV

Intimate partner violence (IPV) is more common than we realize. It affects all aspects of our patients' health. Dr Leigh Kimberg guides us through IPV screening, and provides resources for providers and patients after a positive screen. In this trauma-informed systems training, Dr Kimberg teaches providers self-care techniques to help cope with the contact trauma.

April 2015-HTN

Hypertension is one of the leading causes of morbidity and mortality for our patients. What can we do to help bring our patients' blood pressures under better control? This session, led by Dr Joseph Young of Kaiser Permanente and assisted by Drs Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo and Reena Gupta of SFGH, discussed factors in a successful blood [...]

July 2015:Benzo

We know sedatives and hypnotics can be an important part of a patient's care, but they can also be dangerous. How can we prescribe them safely? This joint session with Community Behavioral Health Services joined primary care providers and psychiatrists to address risk factors for adverse effects and misuse, discuss weening techniques and come up [...]