California’s First Latinx Surgeon General Emphasizes Power of Positive Childhood in UCSF Stop

Diana Ramos, MD, MPH, MBA, visited UCSF on January 30 to deliver Grand Rounds at Mission Bay, calling attention to the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the devastating health impacts of toxic stress. Before that, Ramos met with an enthusiastic group of Latinx faculty, staff, residents, and medical students to share her path to becoming California’s first Latinx surgeon general

“All of you are faces of the future,” she said, encouraging UCSF students to be changemakers to advocate for policies that promote reproductive, mental and childhood health.