The effect of California’s paid family leave policy on parent health: A quasi-experimental study
Bethany C. Lee, Sepideh Modrek, Justin S. White, Akansha Batrad, Daniel F. Collin, Rita Hamad
Highlights of the study:
• We tested whether a U.S. paid family leave policy affected parent health.
• California’s policy improved the self-rated health of parents with young children.
• The policy reduced psychological distress for mothers and alcohol use for fathers.
• Paid leave is an important intervention to support families with young children.
Read more: https://www-sciencedirect-com.ucsf.idm.oclc.org/science/article/abs/pii/S0277953620301349
Rapid Response of an Academic Surgical Department to the COVID-19 Pandemic: Implications for Patients, Surgeons, and the Community
Elizabeth M. Lancaster, Julie A. Sosa, Amanda Sammann, Logan Pierce, Wen Shen,
Michael C. Conte, Elizabeth C. Wick
As the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic continues to spread, swift actions and preparation are critical for ensuring the best outcomes for patients and providers. We aim