UCSF's Steven Pantilat, MD, has received the 2014 Ritz E. Heerman Memorial Award by the California Hospital Association (CHA). He is being recognized for his efforts to improve the quality of care provided by palliative care services.
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In the most comprehensive look yet at the safety of abortion, researchers at UCSF have concluded that major complications are rare, occurring less than a quarter of a percent of the time.
The idea of art as medicine dates back to antiquity, but recently the concept is drawing increasing interest from the medical and science communities.
San Francisco children living in non-redeveloped public housing are 39 percent more likely to repeatedly visit emergency rooms, according to new research from UCSF and UC Berkeley.
Two UCSF-sponsored programs beat out more than 80 others to win major funding to help advance meaningful solutions to local health issues in San Francisco.
UCSF has been designated by federal officials as an Ebola treatment center - the only medical center in San Francisco to earn the designation.
In honor of UCSF’s 150th anniversary, UCSF Magazine traces the battle with tuberculosis, a disease that’s woven into San Francisco’s and the University's history.
A new minor for nursing students is helping to fill hospitals and clinics' growing need for more providers specifically trained in palliative care.
Two UCSF faculty members are among three promising young researchers nationally recognized for their work in pediatric oncology. UCSF’s Adam de Smith, PhD, and Kyle Walsh, PhD, will share a $1.35 million award with Duke University’s Lisa Crose, PhD.
Using weights obtained from over 100,000 Northern California babies, a new study is the first to detail the weight loss patterns of exclusively breastfed newborns.