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UCSF Students Pack Classroom to Learn About Health Care Reform

October 03, 2011 A year after the passage of the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, students at UCSF are showing up in large numbers to learn about the landmark legislation thanks to a student-coordinated elective that brought the topic into the classroom two years before they were scheduled to learn about it.

Leaders Discuss Transforming Global Health Education

September 27, 2011 Some of the biggest names in the field of global health came to UCSF recently to discuss to work together to improve the education of health professionals in the United States and around the world.

UCSF School of Medicine Welcomes Class of 2015 With White Coat Ceremony

September 12, 2011 Incoming medical school students don white coats in an annual ritual marking the start of their education at UCSF, inspiring their professors, others with their dedication, dreams and diverse backgrounds.

UCSF Graduate Students Earn Prestigious Fellowships

August 22, 2011 Forty six UCSF students have been awarded 2011-2012 UCSF Graduate Division Fellowships and another 25 students received Graduate Student Research Fellowship awards from the National Science Foundation.

UCSF Takes Action to Offset Student Tuition Fee Hikes

August 18, 2011 UCSF students on financial aid can breathe easier after University officials identified nearly $2 million to offset the recent statewide tuition hikes.

Leaders Hail Science as Key to Nation's Strength, Success During Festival Kick-off

August 17, 2011 Congressional Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi joined San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee at UCSF Mission Bay recently to launch the Bay Area Science Festival, a weeklong series of mostly free events designed to excite and inspire the public about science and technology.

UCSF Enjoys Banner Year for Accreditation, Key Indicator of Academic Excellence

August 09, 2011 UCSF, the only graduate health sciences university in the UC system, has been awarded four separate education accreditations this year, with stellar grades in every case.

Teamwork Makes Hospitals Safer: Q&A With Mary Blegen, Director of the Center for Patient Safety

August 04, 2011 Mary Blegen, director of the Center for Patient Safety in the UCSF School of Nursing, describes the importance of interprofessional teamwork to improve the quality and safety of patient care.

Newest UCSF Residents and Fellows Prepare for Training

July 26, 2011 UCSF welcomed this month a new crop of residents and clinical fellows who are starting the next phase of their careers at the prestigious academic medical center.

UCSF to Lead First Annual Bay Area Science Festival: October 29-November 6

July 14, 2011 UCSF is the lead partner in the inaugural Bay Area Science Festival that will bring together an unprecedented brain trust of the region’s scientific and educational partners to produce what is expected to be one of the largest science-based events ever held in the United States.

CTSI Achievements

July 10, 2011 UCSF's Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) has made several important contributions as it supports the University's advancing health worldwide mission.

UCSF Emerges as a Leader in the Neurohospitalist Movement

July 07, 2011 Of all the various types of doctors who see patients admitted to hospital wards or emergency departments, neurologists are among those who admit the largest number of patients with the widest variety of conditions, spurring the growth of a new medical speciality known as “neurohospitalists” – neurologists who focus on treating patients exclusively in the hospital.

UCSF's Auerbach Named Editor of Leading Hospitalist Journal

July 07, 2011 Andrew Auerbach, associate professor in the UCSF Division of Hospital Medicine, was recently named the new editor of the peer-reviewed Journal of Hospital Medicine, the leading publication in the field first reported in a 1996 New England Journal of Medicine article co-authored by UCSF’s Bob Wachter, professor and chief of the Division of Hospital Medicine.

UCSF School of Pharmacy Associate Dean for Teaching and Learning Outlines Vision

June 24, 2011 Tina Brock, who recently became associate dean of teaching and learning in the UCSF School of Pharmacy, offers her perspective on the science of education, the importance of interprofessional learning and teaching future pharmacists.

UCSF Nurse Calls Attention to Indoor Air Pollution in Guatemala

June 20, 2011 UCSF family practice nurse Lisa Thompson is calling attention to the dangers of rustic stoves – which use biomass fuels such as wood, coal, animal dung and crop residue – and result in harmful pollutants adversely affecting people in developing countries.

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