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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.

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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English


Episodes

Advances in Biogerontology: Promise and Pitfalls

8/7/2018
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Geriatrician Dr. John Newman looks at therapies that target mechanisms of aging to prevent, delay, or treat a wide range of age-related diseases and conditions. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 33743]

Duration:01:28:11

Treatment of Common Geriatric Fractures: Knee and Ankle

8/2/2018
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Fractures in an older population are common and require specialized treatment. Dr. Eric Meinberg looks at the knee, Dr. Richard Coughlin the ankle and Dr. Paul Toogood discusses Periprosthetic fractures (a broken bone that occurs around an implant) and Dr. Richard Coughlin discusses ankle fractures. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 33742]

Duration:01:20:09

Fragility Fracture Prevention and Rehabilitation: What are the Strategies?

7/31/2018
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Three UCSF doctors look at aspects of fragility fractures. Fall prevention strategies with Dr. Karina Del Rosario. Exercises: Are they effective? with Dr. Masato Nagao. Post-fracture protocols: Are they different for the elderly? with Dr. Lisa Pascual Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 33739]

Duration:01:18:31

Treatment of Common Geriatric Fractures: Spine and Pelvis

7/23/2018
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Fractures of the pelvis and spine are among the most common type in older adults. Dr. Dave Shearer explores fractures of the pelvis and Dr. Trigg McClellan looks at fractures of the spine. Both are orthopedic surgeons at UCSF. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 33741]

Duration:00:57:58

Treatment of Common Geriatric Fractures: Wrist Elbow and Shoulder

7/16/2018
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Dr. Nikki Schroeder and Dr. Utku Kandemir look at treatment for common upper extremity fractures of the wrist, elbow and shoulder. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 33740]

Duration:01:19:12

Illness Identity and Suffering

7/12/2018
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Rev. Denah Joseph, Chaplain and Associate Director UCSF Palliative Care Service, discusses the psychology of suffering when serious illness or loss occurs. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 33866]

Duration:00:04:59

What is Palliative Care? Who is it For?

7/10/2018
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Dr. Steven Pantilat, UCSF Professor of Medicine, describes the role of palliative care for people facing serious illness. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 33867]

Duration:00:02:14

Hip Fractures: A Growing Epidemic

7/5/2018
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Hip fracture is likely to affect you, your friends and/or your family. Find out what they are, why and how they can be fixed, and the options for treatment with UCSF orthopaedic surgeons Dr. Saam Morshed and Dr. Paul Toogood. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 33738]

Duration:00:58:05

Injury and Aging: Do Fractures in the Elderly Heal Differently?

6/29/2018
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There are 1.5 million osteoporosis fractures per year in the US. Dr. Eric Meinberg explores the steps to prevent osteoporosis, calculating your risk and treatment of various types of fractures. Then, Ralph Marcucio, PhD explores what the research shows about age and orthopaedic healing. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 33737]

Duration:01:23:20

Taste Expectations: The Power of Words

6/21/2018
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The way food is described influences how it tastes and how much is eaten. Neuroscientist and science writer Darya Rose discusses how words influence experience. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 33819]

Duration:00:02:58

Just Say No to Multitasking

6/19/2018
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We all multitask but how does that affect productivity? Brad Stulberg discusses a study that assesses performance of multitaskers. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 33818]

Duration:00:01:58

Smartphone Apps Work Like Slot Machines

6/18/2018
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There is a familiar design to many smartphone apps. Brad Stulberg discusses the similarities between slot machines and smartphone apps and its consequences. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 33817]

Duration:00:02:39

Added Fiber Foods are Fiber Deficient

6/5/2018
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Processed foods with "added fiber" are fiber deficient. You can't fix health until you fix the diet. You can't fix the diet until you know what's wrong. Endocrinologist Robert Lustig talks the benefits of a whole food diet, with an emphasis on fiber intake, as opposed to processed foods. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 33761]

Duration:00:02:51

When to See a Physician for Back Pain

6/1/2018
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Back pain is common and a specific cause can be difficult to identify. UCSF doctor Patricia Zheng describes scenarios where people should seek a physician's help for back pain. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 33726]

Duration:00:02:25

Peak Performance: A Psychobiological Exploration of Sustainable Success - Cycling to Health

5/31/2018
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Brad Stulberg explores how to sustain peak performance and avoid burnout. Stulberg argues that this means physical and mental preparation. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 33451]

Duration:00:29:04

Enduring Ironman: A Personal Account of Cardiopulmonary and Metabolic Physiology

5/31/2018
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Ironman Triathlon is one of a series of long-distance triathlon races. Hear from UCSF Emergency Medicine doctor on his experience competing in this challenging race. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 33450]

Duration:00:49:17

Resilience: A Therapeutic Approach to Improving Performance and Health - Cycling to Health

5/28/2018
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Expert cycling coach Curtis Cramblett, explains how to move from micro-adjuster to macro-adapter using a balanced wellness approach. He is a physical therapist that primarily treats a sports medicine and active population. He also works with professional and Olympic level athletes and is an expert at identifying and addressing musculoskeletal dysfunctions. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 33448]

Duration:01:12:13

The Diet Trap: Why You Should Never Go on a Diet Again and What To Do Instead

5/25/2018
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Millions attempt some form of diet yet only a small fraction achieve permanent weight loss. Neuroscientists and science writers Sandra Aamodt and Darya Rose suggest what you should do instead. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 33595]

Duration:01:21:10

The Face of Food Addiction: Living Through and Beyond

5/25/2018
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An increasing number of scientific studies suggest that food, like drugs or alcohol, can have addictive qualities. Food addiction is a disease which causes loss of control over the ability to stop eating certain foods. Three people share their personal experiences and how they came through. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 33583]

Duration:01:23:12

Cranial Remolding Helmets

5/22/2018
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Learn more about cranial remolding treatments including information about remolding helmets. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Show ID: 33463]

Duration:00:56:43