Educators across UCSF are considering the implications of the newly affirmed health care law on teaching future pharmacists, doctors, nurses and dentists.
May 29, 2012
Fourth-year medical student Sam Brondfield has spent his student career exploring disease in every stage. It’s ambitious, but Brondfield — who first was interested in studying the stars — has always seen the bigger picture.
May 08, 2012
Students and residents involved in a comprehensive training and mentoring program were given the opportunity to showcase their research as part of the 2012 Inter-School Research and Scholarly Activity Festival.
April 26, 2012
UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann announced a four-year $100 million fund-raising initiative during her April 24 speech marking the beginning of commencement season at the University.
April 19, 2012
For the first time, UCSF is hosting a campuswide alumni reunion this weekend that will unite all four professional schools (dentistry, medicine, nursing and pharmacy) and the Graduate Division.
March 23, 2012
If the U.S Supreme Court allows for the ongoing expansion and adoption of national health care reform, it will mean a greater role for family medicine practitioners as the previously uninsured seek primary care physicians to gain access to the health care system.
March 21, 2012
Public scrutiny and the threat of government regulation are leading to a decline in industry-sponsored funding of accredited continuing medical education (CME) for physicians, and this decline represents an opportunity to make CME more relevant, cost-effective and less open to bias, physicians say.
March 13, 2012
UCSF’s School of Pharmacy ranked first in its field this year, while its School of Medicine tied for third place nationwide, according to a new survey conducted by U.S. News & World Report.
January 18, 2012
The University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) received more research funds from the National Institutes of Health than any other public institution in 2011 and ranked second among all institutions nationwide, according to new figures released by the NIH. The funding helps UCSF continue to perform world-renowned health sciences research amid state budget cutbacks.
January 18, 2012
Scott Reeves, a world-renowned British social scientist, is the new director of UCSF’s Center for Innovation in Interprofessional Healthcare Education, which will work to develop curricula and robust assessment tools that focus on quality and safety.