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A Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de São Paulo (FMUSP) foi fundada oficialmente em 24 de novembro de 1891, de acordo com a Lei nº 19, como 'Academia de Medicina, Cirurgia e Pharmácia'; a aula inaugural foi realizada anos mais tarde, em 1913, quando foi rebatizada como Faculdade de Medicina e Cirurgia de São Paulo, sendo designada como Faculdade de Medicina de São Paulo em 1925 e incorporada à Universidade de São Paulo em 1934.

A FMUSP está vincula ao Sistema FMUSP-HC, que é o maior do país e também o maior centro assistencial da América Latina, compreendendo, além da Faculdade de Medicina, institutos especializados no atendimento de alta complexidade (atenção terciária), hospital de média complexidade (atenção secundária), hospitais auxiliares, unidades especializadas no atendimento integral de pacientes portadores de HIV/AIDS, Centro de Saúde Escola (atenção primária), Unidades Básicas de Saúde (atenção primária), Laboratórios de Investigação Médica (LIMs) e Fundação de Apoio.

Atualmente a FMUSP atua na graduação e pós-graduação de médicos, fisioterapeutas, fonoaudiólogos e terapeutas ocupacionais com sólida formação geral e básica, além de promover o treinamento nos três níveis de atenção à saúde.

Entre as atividades realizadas na FMUSP estão pesquisa e desenvolvimento na área da saúde, além de pesquisa básica e clínica e o oferecimento de ensino, pesquisa e atividades de cultura e extensão, tendo como prioridade o investimento em pesquisa científica e sua reversão para projetos de assistência social.

Site oficial: http://www.fm.usp.br

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Recent Submissions

  1. Gait Retraining With Visual Biofeedback Reduces Rearfoot Pressure and Foot Pronation in Recreational Runners

    JOURNAL OF SPORT REHABILITATION, v.31, n.2, p.165-173, 2022

    Context: Running is a popular sport globally. Previous studies have used a gait retraining program to successfully lower impact loading, which has been associated with lower injury rates in recreational runners. However, there is an absence of studies on the effect of this training program on the...

  2. Two-week methotrexate discontinuation in patients with rheumatoid arthritis vaccinated with inactivated SARS-CoV-2 vaccine: a randomised clinical trial

    ANNALS OF THE RHEUMATIC DISEASES, v.81, n.6, p.889-897, 2022

    Objective To evaluate the effect on immunogenicity and safety of 2-week methotrexate (MTX) discontinuation after each dose of the Sinovac-CoronaVac vaccine versus MTX maintenance in patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA). Methods This was a single-centre, prospective, randomised, investigator-bl...

  3. Effect of low back pain on clinical-functional factors and its associated potential risk of chronicity in adolescent dancers of classical ballet: cross-sectional study

    BMC SPORTS SCIENCE MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION, v.14, n.1, article ID 81, 9p, 2022

    Background Low back pain (LBP) is a common symptom in classical ballet dancers, which can limit their daily activities and dance training routines. The purpose of the study was to verify the association and comparison of clinical-functional outcomes (spine flexibility and foot posture) between di...

  4. Palliative care in Hospitalized Middle-Aged and Older Adults With COVID-19

    JOURNAL OF PAIN AND SYMPTOM MANAGEMENT, v.63, n.5, p.680-688, 2022

    Context. As COVID-19 overwhelms health systems worldwide, palliative care strategies may ensure rational use of resources while safeguarding patient comfort and dignity. Objective. To describe palliative care practices in hospitalized middle-aged and older adults in two of the largest COVID-19 tr...

  5. <p>Rapid geriatric risk screening and survival in older adults with cancer: Prognostic value of the IADL-modified G8</p>

    JOURNAL OF GERIATRIC ONCOLOGY, v.13, n.3, p.381-383, 2022

  6. Meta-Analysis: Efficacy and Tolerability of Vesicular Monoamine Transporter Type 2 Inhibitors in the Treatment of Tic Disorders

    MOVEMENT DISORDERS, v.37, n.4, p.684-693, 2022

    Vesicular monoamine transporter type 2 (VMAT2) inhibitors may be an effective therapy for chronic tic disorders (CTD), including Tourette syndrome (TS), but there has not been a meta-analysis compiling available evidence from randomized controlled trials (RCTs). We performed a systematic review a...

  7. Rapidly fatal disseminated histoplasmosis presenting as acute respiratory distress syndrome in a patient with HIV

    MINERVA RESPIRATORY MEDICINE, v.61, n.2, p.83-85, 2022

    Patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (AIDS) are susceptible to opportunistic infections like disseminated histoplasmosis (DH). Rarely, patients with DH can present with fatal complications as acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS) and multiorgan failure. This case adds some clinic...

  8. Getting Into the Zone: A Pilot Study of Autonomic-Cardiac Modulation and Flow State During Piano Performance

    FRONTIERS IN PSYCHIATRY, v.13, article ID 853733, 8p, 2022

    BackgroundMusic performance anxiety is a common experience among elite and professional musicians and impedes performers from achieving flow state, or a state of focused, sustained engagement that promotes optimal performance. ObjectiveThe aim of this study was to use heart rate variability (HRV)...

  9. Genomic surveillance of SARS-CoV-2: A race against time

    THE LANCET REGIONAL HEALTH - AMERICAS, v.1, article ID 100029, p, 2021

  10. New updates on transcranial magnetic stimulation in chronic pain

    CURRENT OPINION IN SUPPORTIVE AND PALLIATIVE CARE, v.16, n.2, p.65-70, 2022

    Purpose of review Chronic pain is the most prevalent symptomatic disease worldwide. Nonpharmacological interventions, such as noninvasive neuromodulation (NIN), have gained scientific evidence to support their use as an add-on strategy to pharmacological pain management. The most studied NIN tech...