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 10, 2013
As part of efforts to reduce the cost of health care while also improving quality, the UCSF Center for Healthcare Value has announced winners of its "Caring Wisely" initiative.
March 11, 2013
UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann, MD, MPH, has formed a distinguished advisory group of renowned leaders from health care, biomedical sciences and technology to partner with her and her leadership team to guide the future of UCSF.
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.
November 07, 2012
The University of California will avoid $250 million in spending cuts this year, after voters Tuesday approved Proposition 30, Gov. Jerry Brown's signature tax measure.
October 12, 2012
Faculty and staff should mark their calendars for a Friday, Nov. 2 web chat with UC President Mark Yudof and Staff Advisors to the Regents Kevin Smith and Kathy Barton.
September 11, 2012
UC continues to do a tremendous job at ensuring affordability and access, especially for financially disadvantaged students, but a new accountability report finds that state budget cuts are starting to affect quality across the 10-campus University system.
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 29, 2012
The University of California Board of Regents heard a report today (March 29) on UC's efforts to secure a framework for a multi-year funding plan with the state, including administrators' efforts to avoid a tuition increase in the coming year.