That growth of palliative care services in the U.S. highlights concepts that many experts believe are at the heart of effective health care delivery: patient-centered and team-based.
December 12, 2012
December 07, 2012
The UCSF School of Nursing has updated the curriculum for master of science students so that they can provide high-quality, patient-centered care.
December 06, 2012
Scientists at the Gladstone Institutes, which is affiliated with UCSF, are recommending a shift in efforts to treat Alzheimer’s disease by developing drugs that target the apoE4 protein, which has long been associated with an increased risk for the disease.
November 26, 2012
November 20, 2012
The risk of developing pelvic inflammatory disease following insertion of an intrauterine device (IUD) is very low, whether or not women have been screened beforehand for gonorrhea and chlamydia, according to a joint study of nearly 60,000 women by researchers at UCSF and Kaiser Permanente.
November 19, 2012
DNA sequences obtained from a handful of patients with multiple sclerosis at the UCSF Medical Center have revealed the existence of an “immune exchange” that allows the disease-causing cells to move in and out of the brain.
November 15, 2012
Providing a collaborative and inviting environment for international scholars has been a priority for UCSF, which in 2010 had more international students and postdocs than any other U.S. health sciences university with a total of 1,267.
November 15, 2012
Access to vaccines is a basic human right, said UCSF leader Jaime Sepulveda at TEDxSF: 7 Billion Well, an event sponsored by TEDx San Francisco with support from UCSF Global Health Sciences (GHS).
November 09, 2012
Seven global health experts from UCSF will speak this Saturday at TEDxSF, which is focused on the theme "7 Billion Well: Re-imagining Global Health."
November 08, 2012
Mark Laret, chief executive officer of UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, says academic medical centers must reconsider their traditions, practices and culture to thrive amidst significant funding cuts.