A UCSF-led team has created a set of guidelines for doctors and other clinicians to use for communicating uncertain prognoses to elderly patients and those battling terminal illness.
June 03, 2013
Mark Laret, chief executive officer of UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital, says academic medical centers “must embrace profound, meaningful changes to time-honored, treasured and now increasingly ineffective and unaffordable ways of carrying out our missions.”
May 16, 2013
UC San Francisco has launched a new app for the Apple iPad that presents a novel approach to learning the neurological physical exam, a challenging series of assessments aimed at diagnosing neurological disorders in patients.
March 21, 2013
UCSF has named a highly accomplished pharmacist and clinical scientist, B. Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD, a 34-year member of the UCSF faculty, to lead the nation’s premier School of Pharmacy.
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.
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 09, 2013
What makes a good mentor? Previous studies have shown the professional benefits of cultivating a strong mentoring relationship, but a recent study co-led by UCSF researchers delved further to analyze the attributes that make a successful mentor-mentee pairing.
December 04, 2012
Cellular imaging isn’t usually top-of-mind when parents buy the popular LEGO(TM) building blocks for their kids, but the two have converged in a UCSF experiment that applies design thinking to science.
October 12, 2012
UCSF is one of six medical schools that will receive a total of $5.2 million in grant funding from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation to offer clinical research fellowships in global health over the next four years.
September 26, 2012
Since the earliest days of medicine, the complex study of human anatomy has been an integral part of health science training and research. For more than 60 years, the UCSF Willed Body Program has overseen the donation of bodies for medical education and research.