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A Conversation from the Front Line with Dr. Jonathan Fuchs

Wednesday, February 10, 2021 28 Sh'vat 5781

5:00 PM - 6:00 PMOnline


San Francisco's Vaccination Strategy

Dr. Jonathan Fuchs and Dr. Jonathan Graf

Wednesday, February 10, 5 pm


A discussion of San Francisco's Neighborhood COVID-19 Vaccination Strategy with Dr.  Jonathan Fuchs. Hosted by Dr. Jonathan Graf.

Jonathan Fuchs, MD, MPH is the Director of the Center for Learning and Innovation at the San Francisco Department of Public Health and Clinical Professor of Medicine at UCSF.  In March of last year, Dr. Fuchs was activated to our city’s public health response to COVID-19 as the lead of the Containment Branch which launched some of the nation’s first Isolation and Quarantine hotels for people experiencing homelessness and those living in dense congregate settings who needed support for suspected or confirmed COVID-19. Last July, he was asked to lead the city's Testing Strategy and in mid-January, he was charged to create a new network of neighborhood vaccine access sites serving communities hardest hit by the pandemic. 

Dr. Jonathan Graf is a professor of medicine at the University of California at San Francisco and a practicing internist and rheumatologist at Zuckerberg San Francisco General and UCSF Medical Centers. He specializes in autoimmune and rheumatic diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and is the director of the UCSF Rheumatoid Arthritis cohort. His research focuses in part on rheumatoid arthritis and the relationship between chronic inflammation and heart disease. He also studies biomarkers and precision guided therapy in the treatment of autoimmune diseases. He graduated summa cum laude from the University of Pennsylvania, where he also received a medical degree. He did his residency in internal medicine and fellowship in rheumatology at UCSF and joined the faculty in 2003. He has won numerous UCSF teaching awards and been elected a UCSF Department  of Medicine Master Clinician. He is married to Rabbi Jessica Zimmerman Graf.

 

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