In this editorial, two physicians with the UCSF Division of Geriatrics address the importance of delivering patient-centered care through collaboration between inpatient and outpatient providers. Specifically, the editorial discusses whether the hospital is an appropriate place to start long-term medications for chronic conditions.
UCSF’s internal medicine residency program has recently been rated one of the best in the country, in the first-ever national survey of physicians on the quality of postgraduate training programs.
More than 70 percent of postdoctoral scholars and graduate students at UC San Francisco have a decreased desire to pursue an academic career in science, specifically due to the economic environment for science, according to an October 2013 survey run by UCSF postdoctoral scholars.
The Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) has honored UC San Francisco with four awards in the 2014 CASE Awards of Excellence.
The UCSF community is invited to hear a diverse range of LGBTQI specialists in health care discuss a wide range of topics at a forum this Saturday, Feb. 22.
UCSF Psychiatry professor Renée L. Binder, MD, has been named President-Elect of the American Psychiatric Association (APA), pending official approval by the APA Board of Trustees at their March 8-9 meeting.
The Clinical and Translational Science Institute at UCSF has entered into a three-year collaboration with MedImmune, the global biologics research and development arm of AstraZeneca, marking its first industry partnership for CTSI’s Catalyst Awards program’s therapeutic track.
UCSF welcomes Michael A. LeNoir, MD, president of the National Medical Association, as the featured speaker at the UCSF Black History Month Celebration, which will take place Feb. 13 from 3 to 5 p.m. at the UCSF Library on the Parnassus campus.
UCSF Campus Planning and Community Relations teams met with Parnassus neighbors Feb. 11 to present the proposed Long Range Development Plan (LRDP), which will guide UCSF’s physical development over the next 20 years.
Nancy Adler, PhD, and Cliff Skinner have been named as the recipients of the 2014 Holly Smith Award for Exceptional Service to the School of Medicine.