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.
August 04, 2011
August 02, 2011
UCSF's Molly Cooke has won an inaugural award recognizing the best articles in medical professionalism for her paper titled "Cost Consciousness in Patient Care - What is Medical Education's Responsibility," which was published in the New England Journal of Medicine.
July 19, 2011
The UCSF team showed its spirit in the 25th Annual AIDS Walk San Francisco, which drew more than 25,000 walkers and raised more than $3 million to benefit HIV/AIDS programs and services in the Bay Area.
July 18, 2011
Janice Humphreys, a associate professor of Family Health Care Nursing, is working with an interdisciplinary group of UCSF colleagues to study the long-term health and aging effects of intimate partner violence with funding made possible by UCSF’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute.
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.
July 11, 2011
An international team led by researchers from UCSF and the nonprofit Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute of Port St. Lucie, Fla., has received a major grant from the National Institutes of Health to develop a strategy to eradicate HIV from the body.
July 11, 2011
Members of the UCSF community only have a few days left to register to walk at AIDS Walk San Francisco, which is slated for Sunday, July 17. Funds may be donated to the cause through mid-August.
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.
July 08, 2011
When John Maa’s mother died, it was an unexpected loss for which he was unprepared. As a man, it was the most difficult day of his life. But as a son, it was the most frustrating.John Maa, MD
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.