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Achieving Magnet Status Elicits Enormous Pride at UCSF

February 07, 2013 Last fall, UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital achieved Magnet recognition, which signifies outstanding nursing practice. This story traces the journey to achieving that important status symbol.

Nursing Dean Elected to Board of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing

February 05, 2013 David Vlahov, PhD, RN, FAAN, dean of the UCSF School of Nursing, has been elected to the board of directors of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing.

UCSF's Resource Allocation Program (RAP) Seeks Applications for Spring Cycle

February 01, 2013 UCSF's Resource Allocation Program, which incorporates a single online application for 29 different grant mechanisms, is now requesting applications for the Spring 2013 cycle.

The 2013 Flu Season: How to Protect Yourself

February 01, 2013 Besides getting the influenza vaccine, another important measure to avoid catching or spreading the flu is frequent hand-washing, a UCSF expert says.

Traveling Ambassadors Promote Diversity at UCSF

January 31, 2013 With the goal of recruiting top researchers while also promoting faculty diversity, the Traveling Ambassador Program is an integral part of UCSF’s vision of being the world’s pre-eminent health sciences innovator.

Making Health Care Research More Relevant to Patients

January 30, 2013 Nearly 100 UCSF faculty and staff turned out on Jan. 8 for a Comparative Effectiveness Research and Patient-Centered Outcomes Research symposium hosted by the Comparative Effectiveness Research program at UCSF’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute.

UC Accepts Applications for Staff Advisor to Board of Regents

January 25, 2013 The University of California is accepting applications through March 1 for the next staff advisor-designate to the Board of Regents.

UCSF Chancellor Speaks About Future of American Health Care

January 25, 2013 From precision medicine to the thriving bioscience hub at Mission Bay, UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, discussed the University's work toward advancing health worldwide in a wide-ranging interview with KCBS.

City, UCSF Celebrate 10 Years of Discovery, Development at Mission Bay

January 24, 2013 Leaders from city and state government, science and industry, joined the UCSF community at the ten-year anniversary party on Wednesday to celebrate the creation of the $3 billion Mission Bay campus.

On Mission Bay's 10th Anniversary, Hospital Construction Surges Forward

January 23, 2013 Ten years after the UCSF Mission Bay campus was established, UCSF Medical Center at Mission Bay – the key patient-care component of the campus – is only two years away from opening.

UPDATE: Police Give All-Clear Notice in Suspicious Package Case

January 23, 2013 San Francisco Police today (Jan. 23) have issued an all-clear notice after investigating a suspicious package in China Basin.

New Innovators Thrive at UCSF Mission Bay

January 23, 2013 The UCSF Mission Bay campus has since its inception been a magnet for younger research faculty. Consider this evidence for the talents of young UCSF researchers: Year after year, young UCSF faculty have competed successfully for the National Institutes of Health Director’s New Innovator Award, one the most prestigious awards granted by the federal government’s leading biomedical research agency.

Scientific Community at Mission Bay Fosters Research Breakthroughs

January 23, 2013 With UCSF Mission Bay gleaming brighter every day, it’s easy to forget a time when some UCSF researchers did not want to leave the hive of activity on the Parnassus Heights campus for entirely new labs across town in a once-forsaken neighborhood.

UCSF Mission Bay: A San Francisco Success Story

January 23, 2013 A decade after opening its first research building at San Francisco’s Mission Bay, UCSF has far surpassed its ambitious vision for a campus that today is an epicenter for science, health and hope.

Complex Spinal Surgeries with Two Attending Physicians, Instead of One, Benefit Patients

January 18, 2013 Two heads are better than one, as the saying goes – and a new study by a duo at UCSF demonstrates how having two attending surgeons in the operating room during spinal surgeries can benefit patients in multiple ways.

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