This website was created by a grant from the UCSF
Patient Care Fund.
The Patient Care Fund was established by the UCSF Dean's Office to enable
Resident Physicians and Clinical Fellows to identify and fill patient
care needs. The Medical Center Administration recognizes that Resident
Physicians and Clinical Fellows have a special perspective on patient
care at UCSF and are in a position to make unique contributions to enhance
Bryan Cho, MD, PhD was the author of this website. He received a grant during academic
year 2004-2005 for his proposal entitled "Skin Care Education in
Organ Transplant Patients." With the money from this grant, he
also developed a series of free patient-oriented seminars for the public
whose goal is to raise awareness of transplant patients' increased risk
for skin cancer.
Bryan Cho, MD,PhD is a graduate of the Medical Scholars Program at University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
where he completed a PhD in Biochemistry in 1997 and a medical degree
in 2002. Between 1997 and 1999 he completed at post-doctoral fellowship
in Immunology at Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Center for Cancer
Research where he studied memory T cells and developed T cell-based vaccines.
He completed his internship at Internal Medicine at University of California,
San Francisco in 2003, and his Dermatology
Residency at UCSF in 2006.
The Web Services group of the Information
Services Unit in the School of Medicine Dean's Office offers
website design and development. For this project we worked with
the author to:
- develop the site structure
- create and optimize graphics and
- develop the site.
To read more about our services or inquire about our rates, visit
I would like to acknowledge the help of Leslie Chau, Amy Anderson, Lisa
Weber, RN, Chrystal Rodriguez, RN, Sarah Arron, MD, PhD, Kim Newman, Annie
Yu, Holli Kang, PharmD, Eva Hurst, MD, Tim Berger, MD, Bruce Wintroub,
MD, the UCSF Residents Council, the UCSF Medical Center (Mark Laret, CEO)
and the School of Medicine Dean's Office, (Senior Associate Dean Susan
Wall, MD) without whom this website would not be possible.
I would also like to thank the contributions of a distinguish panel of
reviewers (Ryo Hirose, MD-USCF Transplant Surgery; Janellen Smith, MD; Whitney Tope, MPhil,MD; Ervin Epstein,
MD; Siegrid Yu.MD-UCSF Dermatologic Surgery; Cindy Lai,
MD-UCSF Department of Medicine; Clark Otley, MD-Mayo University; and Micheil
Haiman, MD-Kaiser Santa Rosa Department of Dermatology),who verified the
accuracy of the content contained in this website and made many other
Dr. Cho has no financial or proprietary interests related to this website
and has no financial or proprietary interests related to any products
described in this website. This seminar is funded by the UCSF Patient
Care Fund. There is no additional outside corporate or industry funding.