Department of Orthopaedic Surgery

The Department of Orthopaedic Surgery offers services and programs through the following Divisions. Use these links to directly access all our Department sites.


RunSafe is a sports wellness program for runners focusing on personalized health advice, injury prevention, and performance enhancement. Using assessment and monitoring tools, along with a trusted network of experts, RunSafe provides runners with practical advice on the best practices to help runners achieve their individual goals.

RunSafe engages runners into a comprehensive system for practical behavior change and continued motivation.

The program was designed for running athletes of all levels, focusing on injury prevention and biomechanical analysis. Knowing how to prevent running injuries and practicing safe training methods are the best strategies to running effectively.

Signing up for a RunSafe Assessment at UCSF is simple, and can be done in a few steps:


1. Create an account

2. Complete your basic information and verify your email address by clicking on the confirmation link in your email.

3. Log in to your RunSafe profile and click “register for an assessment.” Enter your goals, and select UCSF as your RunSafe Center.