Recent articles by Karin Rush-Monroe

UCSF Medical Center, John Muir Health Collaborating to Develop New Company and Regional Health Care Network

July 29, 2014
UCSF Medical Center and John Muir Health have signed a letter of intent to develop a company that will serve as the cornerstone of a Bay Area health care network intended to provide patients with high quality care and an exceptional experience at an affordable price.

UCSF Medical Center Ranked Eighth Nationally By U.S. News

July 15, 2014
UCSF Medical Center is among the nation's premier hospitals for the 13th consecutive year, ranking as the eighth best hospital in the country according to U.S. News & World Report.

UCSF Adult Lung Transplant Program Ranked Highest for Patient Survival

May 08, 2014
UCSF Medical Center has the highest one-year survival rate in the nation, among institutions performing more than 20 adult lung transplants each year, according to data from the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients.

UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, Children’s Hospital Oakland Receive $100M Gift From Lynne And Marc Benioff

April 08, 2014
UCSF has announced a second gift of $100 million from Lynne and Marc Benioff to UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital and also its affiliate, Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland.

UCSF Receives $50M Gift for Women's Health

January 29, 2014
UCSF Medical Center will name its new women’s hospital at Mission Bay in honor of Betty Irene Moore, a patient safety pioneer and advocate.

Medical Center CEO Appointed Chair of Prestigious Board

January 24, 2014
Mark Laret, chief executive officer of UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, will lead the California Hospital Association (CHA) Board of Trustees in 2014.

UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, Children’s Hospital Oakland Complete Affiliation

January 22, 2014
UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital and Children’s Hospital & Research Center Oakland have affiliated, building on the hospitals’ mutual commitment to provide outstanding care to children in local communities.

UCSF Announces Establishment of UCSF Health Workforce Research Center

November 06, 2013
UCSF has been awarded one of three Cooperative Agreements from the U.S. Bureau of the Health Professions to establish the UCSF Health Workforce Research Center.

UCSF Researchers Offer Solutions to Looming Health Care Provider Shortage

November 05, 2013
The United States faces a severe shortage of primary health care providers. In a series of papers published in Health Affairs, UCSF researchers advocated a number of potential solutions to the problem.

Childbirth Not Significant Contributor to Later Sexual Dysfunction

October 09, 2013
Childbirth is not a major contributor to sexual dysfunction in women later in life, according to a new study led by UCSF researchers.