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August 24, 2012
Doug Eckman works at the intersection of dual bureaucracies. As director of operations for UCSF School of Medicine, Dean’s Office at San Francisco General Hospital and Trauma Center (SFGH), Eckman must navigate both the university and the city’s Department of Public Health. Despite the complexity and perhaps because of it, Eckman loves his work.
August 23, 2012
On the surface, Parkinson’s disease and lung cancer have little in common, except that both have a devastating effect on many people’s lives. But two researchers from the UCSF School of Nursing have discovered the potential to use digital technology to help some patients manage these illnesses better than they can with existing methods.
August 22, 2012
Kathy Dracup, dean emeritus of the UCSF School of Nursing, has been named to an Institute of Medicine (IOM) ad hoc committee to conduct an independent review of the graduate medical education system and make recommendations on how to better produce a medical workforce for the 21st century.
August 22, 2012
The UCSF Multicultural Resource Center has opened its doors to the campus community, to promote a culture of inclusion and offer a gathering place for discussions about diversity.
August 22, 2012
UCSF researchers found that poor HIV-infected individuals living in San Francisco are significantly more likely to visit emergency rooms and to have hospital stays if they lack access to food of sufficient quality and quantity for a healthy life.
August 22, 2012
Police are investigating a robbery of a UCSF employee near the Mission Bay campus this week.
August 21, 2012
A proposed new treatment to help HIV/AIDS patients suffering from Kaposi’s sarcoma, the most common form of cancer in people with HIV, is now one step closer to becoming a reality thanks to a program that supports promising early-stage research.
August 17, 2012
UCSF's Resource Allocation Program (RAP), which incorporates a single online application for 30 different research grants, is now requesting applications for the Fall 2012 Cycle.
August 17, 2012
Kaspar Mossman works as communications director at QB3, the California Institute for Quantitative Biosciences headquarters at UCSF Mission Bay.
August 16, 2012
It’s become common practice for the roughly 6 million Americans per year who go to emergency rooms with chest pain: Get a stress test or cardiac CT (computed tomography) scan before discharge.

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