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
[email protected] 

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

EVENT COMPLETE: Moving Day® San Francisco 2018

May 6, 2018- Moving Day® San Francisco



Mark your calendars for the PF's Moving Day® event, a walk for Parkinson’s, is a fun and inspiring fundraising event that unites families, friends and communities in the fight against PD. Participants include Parkinson’s patients, caregivers, families, friends, healthcare professionals, corporate leaders and teams who will join together to raise funds to support patient care and research initiatives to beat Parkinson’s.  Moving Day® highlights “movement” and exercise as a symbol of hope and progress because of its essential role in treating Parkinson’s disease. 

Join Us!!

More info can be found here: Moving Day website and here: Bay Area Moving Day 2018-ad.pdf

 EVENT COMPLETE: Please see our youtube channel for recordings from the conference

May 20, 2017- 9th Annual Parkinson Disease Patient and Caregiver Conference


University of California, San Francisco

Parkinson’s Disease Clinic and Research Center

A Parkinson Foundation Center of Excellence

Invites you to attend our 9th annual

Conference on Parkinson’s Disease

May 20th, 2017, 12 noon – 4:15 pm

UCSF Mission Bay Campus

William J. Rutter Center – Robertson Auditorium

1675 Owens Street, 2nd Floor

San Francisco, CA  94158

Tickets available here:












Recorded presentations from our 9th Annual Patient & Caregiver Symposium can be viewed on our YouTube link here: Video playlist


Watch Other Videos by our Experts


UCTV - "Parkinson's Disease: A Dose of Hope"


UCTV - "Parkinson's Disease: Latest from the Experts"

See list of all videos

View our YouTube channel