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April 16, 2013
UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann speaks at TEDMED this week, discussing how physicians can empower patients to improve their health care.
April 12, 2013
UCSF's “Idea to IPO” course is not a typical course. Instead, it’s an opportunity for students to bring their dreams and learn how to turn them into reality.
April 11, 2013
The UCSF Medical Center recently published its first sustainability report, which documents a variety of initiatives underway for constructing green buildings, conserving energy and water, offering sustainable food and creating systems to divert waste.
April 04, 2013
Higher education is experiencing explosive growth online, and 2013 promises to continue this trend, especially among top-tier universities through Massive Open Online Courses. UCSF is expanding its online learning programs to reach students around the world.
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.
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 12, 2013
UCSF's School of Medicine ranked fourth nationwide in both research and primary care education this year, according to a new survey conducted by U.S. News & World Report.
March 06, 2013
In response to mounting evidence that serious errors in hospitals often could be prevented by enhancing communication, UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital is participating in the nine-center I-PASS study to determine how to best teach residents to properly hand off pediatric patients to reduce errors.
March 06, 2013
A first-of-its-kind interactive and virtual radiology symposium will be based at UCSF’s Mission Bay campus in May, pulling together professionals at every level of hospital care to improve the safety of diagnostic imaging.

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