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About the Center

The University of California, San Francisco Medical Center has an international reputation for its excellence as a clinical and research facility and the UCSF Department of Neurology is widely recognized as one of the leading neuroscience centers in the United States.

The Parkinson's Disease Clinic and Research Center at the University of California, San Francisco Department of Neurology has been a Parkinson's Foundation Center of Excellence since 1992.

Mission Statement:

  • To provide comprehensive and compassionate care for patients and families affected by Parkinson's disease
  • To discover causes and effective treatments of Parkinson's disease
  • To educate general medical practitioners, patients, caregivers and the general public 

Events/In the News


2018 Caregiver Program Series: Downloadable Flyer

UCSF Parkinson's Disease Clinic and Research Center

2018 Caregiver Program Series

Addressing issues such as:

  • Management of cognitive decline of a PD patient,
  • Stressors of an unpredictable PD progression,
  • Medicare and Medicaid benefits,
  • PD patients' advocacy in hospital settings,
  • Finding quality homecare help, when required,
  • Changes in relationships and issues with intimacy,
  • Utility of relaxation techniques such as mindfulness meditation and yoga

This is an educational program series, designed specifically for caregivers of patients with Parkinson's disease.

Dates, times, and locations will vary throughout the year.

Call or email for information/ placement on the contact list:

Aaron Daley, MA

Funded through a Parkinson's Foundation- Moving Day Community Grant

EVENT COMPLETE: Moving Day® San Francisco 2018

May 6, 2018- Moving Day® San Francisco