November 17, 2017 — Two weeks ago, I volunteered in the student-run homeless clinic in downtown San Francisco. Having arrived early, my classmates and I practiced taking blood pressures on each other.

Listen to your patients. Health sciences students at UCSF are told repeatedly that this is key to practicing safe and effective care for their patients. Given the current political climate, there are likely few groups more in need of this sort of careful, compassionate, and trauma-informed care than transgender patients.

I am not exactly sure what setting nor what city I will end up in after I graduate from UCSF/SFSU.

Editor's Note: "Recent Support for the Law of Unfair Magnetism and Adoration" Victoria Turner earned an honorable mention in the Synapse Storytelling Contest Creative Writing category.

D. Hunter

[Originally published on Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper Jan. 28, 1999.] Many UCSF students have appreciated the convenience of registering and filing online during the past year. However, the registrar's Web server has not been using encrypted protocols to transfer personal information such as social security numbers, home phone numbers, and grades over the internet.

On December 3rd, while students and physicians struggled to find seats for a teach-in led by Dr.

Editor's note: Point Cabrillo Lighthouse is Hardik Kothare's second place winning entry into the Synapse Storytelling Contest, photography category.

The fog rolls in an out

The tides ebb and flow

Editor's note: Emily Yao earned an honorable mention for Bay Bridge and Boat, her entry into the Synapse Storytelling Contest, photography category.

Augmented reality (AR) is a powerful application that allows physicians to visualize and interact with patient data. By definition, augmented reality is a real-time interactive experience of the real-world environment using computer-generated perceptual information. The information can be overlaid by adding to or masking from the real-world environment.
[Originally published in Synapse - The UCSF student newspaper on Jan. 19, 1989] Governor Deukmejian’s proposed 1989-90 budget will lead to a 10 percent increase in UC student registration and education fees as of Fall, 1989. This would raise the average cost per student by $144 to $1,577 for California residents. Out-of-state students will face a 17 percent rise in tuition.