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December 26, 2013
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.
September 24, 2013
In her annual State of the University address, Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann highlighted UCSF's investments in its research, education and patient care to meet the challenges ahead.
June 11, 2013
Third-year resident Rhea Boyd, MD, and chief resident Jessica Schumer, MD, created a blog for the Department of Pediatrics to better understand the role social media can play in an academic medical center.
April 01, 2013
By providing scientifically based curriculum at after-school programs, UCSF helps kids learn how to manage their anger while excelling on the field and in the classroom.
March 25, 2013
Culturally sensitive communication is an essential piece of the core communications competency required of UCSF graduates, and Carol A. Miller, MD, works to help residents and medical students build those skills.
December 14, 2012
Following the tragic shooting at an elementary school in Connecticut, UCSF child-trauma expert Patricia Van Horn, JD, PhD, says parents should be honest with their children about what happened.
June 27, 2012
A professional drummer for more than 45 years, Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart and his band mates held a special performance for kids and their families at UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital.
May 04, 2012
Physicians at UCSF have access to a vastly expanded array of potential resources in their battle against childhood cancers now that they are part of an elite National Cancer Institute consortium of institutions selected to lead Phase 1 studies of potential cancer drugs.
August 12, 2011
UC scientists explain radiation risks from everyday background radiation, medical imaging and nuclear power plant accidents in the aftermath of meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant in Japan.
June 20, 2011
UCSF family practice nurse Lisa Thompson is calling attention to the dangers of rustic stoves – which use biomass fuels such as wood, coal, animal dung and crop residue – and result in harmful pollutants adversely affecting people in developing countries.

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