The San Francisco Hepatitis B Collaborative (SFHBC) was established in 2004, and is comprised of not only UCSF faculty and UCSF pharmacy, nursing, medical, and dental students, but also Berkeley undergraduates.
2012 Fall Quarter Elective Information
The Hepatitis B Elective will be offered this Fall 2012.
The Hepatitis B Community Outreach and Education elective focuses on teaching students about Hepatitis B and its impact on the community. We'll cover testing, diagnosis, and treatment. We will also take a look at a few special topics in the broader context of Asian Health Disparities.
The Hepatitis B Clinical Elective is a training course for students who would like to volunteer in our monthly clinics held in Chinatown. You must be enrolled/previously have been enrolled in Hepatitis B: Community Outreach & Education elective to take the Hepatitis B Clinical Elective. Medicine 170.34A Hepatitis B: Community Outreach and Education Medicine 170.34B Hepatitis B Clinical Elective
Lecture times: Wednesdays 12-1pm in HSW 303 unless otherwise noted Lecture dates: 10/3/2012, 10/10/2012, 10/17/2012, 10/24/2012, 10/31/2012, 11/7/2012, 11/14/2012, 11/21/2012, 11/28/2012
Additional attendance is required on: Date TBA, 6-8pm @ Cole Hall (interpreter workshop in partnership with other student-run clinics)
Lecture Elective and Clinical Training Coordinators: Bo Hwang (), Allison Komirenko (), and Liliana Sherman ()
Faculty Sponsors: Dr. Cindy Lai, MD and Dr. Albert Yu, MD, MPH, MBA
Mt. Zion UCSF Medical Center Hepatitis B Clinic is closing and will be hosting its last Hepatitis B clinic on Saturday, June 2, 2012. We encourage Mt. Zion patients to visit the Chinatown Public Health Center Hepatitis B clinics, which are hosted on the second Saturday of every month from 9am- 12noon.
SFHBC was featured in the UCSF News. To learn more about our clinics and see some pictures of our volunteers in action, check out the news article! http://www.ucsf.edu/news/students-vaccinate-against-hepatitis-b-chinatown