Recent articles by Kevin Eisenmann

UCSF 'Unusual Thinkers' Spotlight Technology's Impact on Health Care

December 04, 2013
Technology and health care often go hand in hand, and UC San Francisco highlighted this budding alliance at the 11th annual Dreamforce conference, hosted by cloud computing giant

App Helps Doctors, Students Learn to Diagnose Neurological Symptoms and Disease

May 16, 2013
UC San Francisco has launched a new app for the Apple iPad that presents a novel approach to learning the neurological physical exam, a challenging series of assessments aimed at diagnosing neurological disorders in patients.

Faith Leaders Preach Healthful Living

April 01, 2013
The Abundant Life Health Ministries Initiative is a partnership between UCSF and nearly 30 churches across the Bay Area to address health disparities of minority populations.

Teaching Tolerance One Goal at a Time

April 01, 2013
By providing scientifically based curriculum at after-school programs, UCSF helps kids learn how to manage their anger while excelling on the field and in the classroom.

Health Research Benefits from Crowdfunding

March 01, 2013
Ever the innovator, UCSF is using a new fundraising method to advance health sciences research.

CME Credits Now Available for UCSF's Online Courses

February 15, 2013
UCSF has started offering continuing medical education credits for select Massive Open Online Courses – known as MOOCs – making it among the first universities in the nation to do so.

International Scholars Make Intellectual, Cultural Impact at UCSF

November 15, 2012
Providing a collaborative and inviting environment for international scholars has been a priority for UCSF, which in 2010 had more international students and postdocs than any other U.S. health sciences university with a total of 1,267.

To Treat Emotional Toll of Medical School, Physician Prescribes Shakespeare

October 30, 2012
Students may begin their medical school careers riding on a cloud of altruism and goodwill, but it’s not long before the grueling schedule, avalanche of new vocabulary and stubborn patients can take a toll. UCSF's David Watts, MD, argues that a healthy dose of literature – poems and stories, specifically — be a core part of the student experience.

New Anatomy Learning Center Prepares Next Generation of Clinicians

September 26, 2012
The days of carrying hefty, 1,500-page Gray’s Anatomy textbooks may be long gone, but not much more has changed over the decades in how medical students learn anatomy — until now.

Thousands Enroll in UCSF Online Health Courses

September 26, 2012
In what is being called a grand experiment in higher education, UCSF and other top universities are offering free, online classes through the website Coursera. More than 38,000 people have enrolled in UCSF’s three classes since the University announced them on July 19.