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Our Pledge Regarding Your Medical Information

This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information. Please review it carefully.

UCSF is one of the health care entities of the University of California. The University of California health care entities consist of the UC medical centers, UC medical groups, clinics and physician offices, UC schools of medicine and other UC health professional schools, student health services, employee health units and the administrative and operational units that are part of the health care components of the University of California.

The University of California, including UCSF, is a teaching and research institution. All patient care is overseen and supervised by an attending physician and provided by a team of health care professionals. Residents, fellows, students and graduate students of other health care professional schools may participate in examinations or procedures and in the care of patients as a part of the health care education programs of the institution.

This notice applies to information and records regarding your health care maintained at UCSF.

UCSF is committed to protecting medical information about you. We create a record of the care and services you receive at UCSF for use in your care and treatment.

This notice tells you about the ways in which we may use and disclose medical information about you. It also describes your rights and certain obligations we have regarding the use and disclosure of your medical information.

We are required by law to:

  • Make sure that your medical information is protected
  • Give you this Notice describing our legal duties and privacy practices with respect to medical information about you
  • Follow the terms of the Notice that is currently in effect

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