Upcoming Events

  • Most of our events take place in the McKusick Conference Room at Mission Hall, also known as the Global Health & Clinical Sciences Building on Mission Bay Campus, unless otherwise noted. [Directions to CAPS]
  • RSVP to Rochelle Blanco if you would like to attend. You will need to check in at the security desk upon arrival. Mention “Town Hall” at the security desk to expedite entry approval.

Friday, February 6th, 2015

6th Annual National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Event: Our Health Matters (6:00pm-9:00pm)

2015 marks the 15th year observance of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NBHAAD). NBHAAD is a national HIV prevention community mobilization initiative designed to encourage Blacks across the United States and Territorial Areas to Get Educated, Get Tested, Get Treated, and Get Involved in the fight against HIV & AIDS.

CAPS is co-sponsoring a city-wide Town Hall: The State of HIV/AIDS in the African American Community. The objective is to educate the larger community about the state of HIV/AIDS among African Americans and to identify and discuss relevant strategies that will lead to a reduction in new infections and eliminate disparities in care and treatment in the African American community.

San Francisco’s National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day event will be held Friday February 6th from 6:00-9:00pm. Glide Memorial Methodist Church (Freedom Hall), 30 Ellis Street, San Francisco, CA 94102. (415) 674-6000

Thursday, February 12th, 2015

Film Screening: ENDGAME: AIDS in Black America / Facilitated Discussion (3:00pm-5:00pm)

In recognition of National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day, join us at Mission Hall Room 1406 for a screening of the riveting FRONTLINE documentary ENDGAME: AIDS IN BLACK AMERICA which provides an in-depth exploration of one of America’s most urgent and preventable health crises. Following the film a discussion will be facilitated by Lauren Broussard MPH MSW and Byron Mason of the CAPS Domestic Response Core (TIE Core).

Mission Hall – Room 1406, 3:00pm-5:00pm

Friday, February 27th, 2015

CAPS Town Hall Presents Dr. Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo (12:00 – 1:00 pm)

Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, PhD, MD, MAS is the Lee Goldman, MD Endowed Chair in Medicine and Professor of Medicine and of Epidemiology and Biostatistics. She is the Director of the UCSF Center for Vulnerable Populations at San Francisco General Hospital, a Board Member of UCSF’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI), Director of the CTSI Clinical and Translational Science Training (CTST) Program and a faculty member for its K Scholar Program. She is the PI of two collaborative center grants from the NIH/NIMHD – the Center for Health And Risk in Minority youth and adults (CHARM) addressing disparities in chronic disease in youth and young adults, and BUILD an infrastructure and training grant with San Francisco State University. She is also the joint PI of Bring It Down – an NIH/NINDS U54 research center addressing stroke prevention and stroke disparities in collaboration with Kaiser Permanente Northern California. A general internist at San Francisco General Hospital and faculty member in the Division of General Internal Medicine, Dr. Bibbins-Domingo has expertise in cardiovascular disease, chronic kidney disease, and diabetes risk in young adults. Her work focuses on racial, ethnic and income differences in manifestations of chronic disease, the intersection of biological, behavioral, and environmental factors that influence risk, and effective clinical, public health, and policy interventions aimed at prevention. Dr. Bibbins-Domingo has interest in local, national, and global prevention efforts and has collaborated with investigators in Mexico, Argentina, Chile, and China. She has been a member of the US Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) since 2010 and is currently co-Vice Chair of the USPSTF. She is an inducted member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation.