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Mission Statement

The Mission of the Pulmonary, Critical Care, Allergy and Sleep Medicine Program is to be a leader in the provision of comprehensive medical care to patients with pulmonary disease, critical illness, allergic diseases and sleep disorders, to be an engine for innovative research aimed at elucidating basic mechanisms of disease, to translate our research activities into new clinical initiatives, and to provide a rich training environment for the next generation of international leaders in basic, translational and clinical research.

News & Highlights

  • Russell Colunga knew a lung transplant could save his life, but he never dreamed he'd be back to teaching fitness classes every day.   Read more »
  • An extensive study decoding the genes of modern Mexicans has revealed their genetic links to the pre-Columbian world of their forebears who lived in Mexico hundreds to thousands of years ago.   Read more »
  • UCSF Medical Center has the highest one-year survival rate in the nation, among institutions performing more than 20 adult lung transplants each year, according to data from the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients (SRTR).   Read more »


Fellowship Interviews 8:00am - 6:00pm + Add to calendar
Pulmonary Research Retreat
Keynote Speaker: Jahar Bhattacharya, MD, PhD Professor of Medicine and Physiology & Cellular Biophysics, Columbia University
8:00am - 6:00pm | Presidio Golden Gate Club + Add to calendar
Veteran's Day