Hospital emergency departments need to be better adapted to the needs of terminally ill patients who are increasingly seeking palliative care in the emergency room, according to a study led by a physician at the San Francisco VA Medical Center.
February 01, 2010
Matthew Springer, an associate professor of medicine at UCSF, is again conducting earthquake preparedness talks at several campus locations beginning today (February 1.)
January 22, 2010
With numerous personnel waiting to board planes to the earthquake zone, concerned students, faculty and staff are busy raising money and collecting medical supplies to assist the victims.
January 15, 2010
There are many ways that the UCSF community can help survivors of Tuesday’s earthquake in Haiti.
January 14, 2010
UCSF Emergency Management expert Christopher Jones will conduct a town hall meeting today (Jan. 14) at 3 p.m. in Toland Hall to discuss disaster assistance following Tuesday’s catastrophic earthquake in Haiti.
December 18, 2009
Kathleen Dracup, dean of the UCSF School of Nursing, talks about her study which found a gap between patient knowledge and behavior when responding to cardiac symptoms.
December 17, 2009
A UCSF and San Francisco General Hospital project that used a novel communication tool to improve health outcomes among diabetes patients was honored recently with a quality leadership award from the California Health Care Safety Net Institute.
December 14, 2009
John Maa says doctors must play a larger role in the effort to improve U.S. health policy and practice.