February 08, 2011
The UCSF community is invited to attend a conference to honor the late pioneering nurse Florence Stroud during Black History Month on February 11.
February 07, 2011
Incoming UCSF School of Nursing Dean David Vlahov joined a recent discussion about the future of nursing to meet the increased demand for patient care and to make improvements in America's increasingly complex health system.
January 31, 2011
UCSF is holding a panel discussion to provide an overview of a report issued late last year by the Institute of Medicine, which found that the role, responsibilities and education of nurses should significantly change in coming years.
January 28, 2011
Members of the campus community are invited to attend the panel discussion, which is slated for Tuesday, Feb. 1, from 10 a.m. to noon, in Health Sciences West, room 301 on the UCSF Parnassus campus.
August 24, 2010
In a study of elderly Americans who moved to a nursing home for their final months or years of life, 80 percent died there within one year, according to an investigation by researchers at the San Francisco VA Medical Center and the University of California, San Francisco.
August 16, 2010
Specialists in geriatric medicine at the San Francisco VA Medical Center and the VA Connecticut Healthcare System call the traditional approach of advance care planning “fundamentally flawed,” and propose a new paradigm.
July 15, 2010
UCSF’s Christine Miaskowski is the first nurse scientist to be named American Cancer Society (ACS) Clinical Research Professor.
February 12, 2010
A month after the devastating earthquake struck Haiti, UCSF anesthesiologists report that more volunteers are needed to help earthquake survivors.
February 04, 2010
A landmark textbook focusing on lesbian health, based on extensive research and the clinical experience of its 46 chapter authors, is now available.
January 20, 2010
Nursing informatics specialist Sandra Ng has been selected by the Alliance for Nursing Informatics to participate in an emerging leaders program.
December 28, 2009
UCSF’s Phil Darney is co-leading a new Center of Expertise on Women’s Health and Empowerment that will tackle global health issues such as violence against women and reproductive health and rights.
December 21, 2009
Health care reformers know there won’t be enough primary care physicians to meet the need. Nurse practitioners and midwives are ready, willing and able to fill the gap.