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March 21, 2013
UCSF has named a highly accomplished pharmacist and clinical scientist, B. Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD, a 34-year member of the UCSF faculty, to lead the nation’s premier School of Pharmacy.
March 06, 2013
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has released a new report that identifies the top 10, evidence-based patient safety strategies available to clinicians.
March 06, 2013
About 450 people recently celebrated the 40th anniversary of the UCSF's Institute for Health Policy Studies, which has a record of excellence in shaping health policy on a local, national and international level.
March 06, 2013
In response to mounting evidence that serious errors in hospitals often could be prevented by enhancing communication, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital is participating in the nine-center I-PASS study to determine how to best teach residents to properly hand off pediatric patients to reduce errors.
March 06, 2013
A first-of-its-kind interactive and virtual radiology symposium will be based at UCSF’s Mission Bay campus in May, pulling together professionals at every level of hospital care to improve the safety of diagnostic imaging.
February 15, 2013
UCSF has started offering continuing medical education credits for select Massive Open Online Courses – known as MOOCs – making it among the first universities in the nation to do so.
January 28, 2013
A UCSF School of Medicine program is developing a network of advisors, who are related to each other in a meaningful and complementary way, to help students succeed in their coursework and make the right career choices.
January 11, 2013
UCSF ranks second in the annual ranking of world universities in clinical medicine and pharmacy by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU).
January 10, 2013
Gov. Brown’s proposed budget is seen as positive step forward, according to Patrick Lenz, the University of California system’s vice president for budget and capital resources.
January 09, 2013
What makes a good mentor? Previous studies have shown the professional benefits of cultivating a strong mentoring relationship, but a recent study co-led by UCSF researchers delved further to analyze the attributes that make a successful mentor-mentee pairing.

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