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March 12, 2013
UCSF's School of Medicine ranked fourth nationwide in both research and primary care education this year, according to a new survey conducted by U.S. News & World Report.
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.
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.
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 04, 2013
At the San Francisco VA Medical Center’s primary care clinic, nurse practitioners and medical residents are training together in teams in what is an emerging trend in health care called patient-centered medical homes.
December 28, 2012
A singing professor is using music to teach medical students the fine details of human health and disease as they progress in their specialties at UCSF.
December 13, 2012
Award-winning scientists, university chancellors, presidents of health care organizations, chief executive officers, deans of colleges, commanding generals: UCSF has a history of producing alumni who become leaders in the health sciences.

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