A collaborative model of maternity care between UCSF’s certified nurse-midwives and obstetricians that began at San Francisco General Hospital almost 40 years ago allows each to learn from one another and practice to their unique strengths.
December 26, 2013
October 24, 2013
Barbara Drew is leading research to solve the dangerous problem of alarm fatigue, in which clinicians turn down, turn off or tune out the alarms because they're exhausted by their frequency and false readings.
August 06, 2013
UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital has one of the highest rates of "exclusive breastfeeding" – new mothers feeding only breast milk and no formula – in California, according to a new state report.
July 15, 2013
A new UCSF research project is exploring whether singing in a community choir can provide tangible health advantages to older adults.
July 05, 2013
The School of Nursing honored its latest crop of nearly 200 graduates who received their master's and doctoral degrees at a June 14 commencement ceremony.
February 07, 2013
Last fall, UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital achieved Magnet recognition, which signifies outstanding nursing practice. This story traces the journey to achieving that important status symbol.
December 12, 2012
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.
September 19, 2012
UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital have earned the prestigious Magnet designation for excellence in nursing by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
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.
March 13, 2012
UCSF's first male dean of the School of Nursing, David Vlahov, PhD, RN, an epidemiologist who specializes in partnering with community organizations to improve urban health, was profiled recently in a front page story in the San Francisco Chronicle.