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March 15, 2011
UCSF is ranked among the nation’s top four schools for medicine and nursing, according to a new survey conducted by U.S. News & World Report.
March 11, 2011
Students say they agree with the recent accreditation report that recognizes UCSF for “exemplary levels of student achievement" and for its “many indicators of a rich learning environment, students learning outcomes and diversity.”
February 08, 2011
The UCSF community is invited to attend a conference to honor the late pioneering nurse Florence Stroud during Black History Month on February 11.
February 07, 2011
Incoming UCSF School of Nursing Dean David Vlahov joined a recent discussion about the future of nursing to meet the increased demand for patient care and to make improvements in America's increasingly complex health system.
January 31, 2011
UCSF is holding a panel discussion to provide an overview of a report issued late last year by the Institute of Medicine, which found that the role, responsibilities and education of nurses should significantly change in coming years.
August 24, 2010
In a study of elderly Americans who moved to a nursing home for their final months or years of life, 80 percent died there within one year, according to an investigation by researchers at the San Francisco VA Medical Center and the University of California, San Francisco.
August 16, 2010
Specialists in geriatric medicine at the San Francisco VA Medical Center and the VA Connecticut Healthcare System call the traditional approach of advance care planning “fundamentally flawed,” and propose a new paradigm.
July 15, 2010
UCSF’s Christine Miaskowski is the first nurse scientist to be named American Cancer Society (ACS) Clinical Research Professor.
February 12, 2010
A month after the devastating earthquake struck Haiti, UCSF anesthesiologists report that more volunteers are needed to help earthquake survivors.
February 04, 2010
A landmark textbook focusing on lesbian health, based on extensive research and the clinical experience of its 46 chapter authors, is now available.

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