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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.
August 15, 2012
Continuing a partnership that began in 2009, King’s Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre in London and the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) are working together on joint opportunities for collaboration in areas such as student and faculty exchange, online education and training, curriculum development, cooperative research and open data exchange.
August 14, 2012
Two years after launching as a pilot effort, an innovative graduate curriculum in translational medicine jointly offered by UCSF and UC Berkeley has received final approval from University of California President Mark Yudof as a master’s degree program.
August 13, 2012
The UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital is participating in a nine-center study to determine how to best teach pediatric residents how to hand off patients properly to reduce medical errors.
August 10, 2012
The newest graduates of UCSF’s Global Health Sciences masters program are idealistic but well aware that they don’t live in an ideal world. They’re not going to let that stop them.
August 09, 2012
A first-of-its-kind UCSF course to help bioscience entrepreneurs secure funding met with high interest and overflowing classrooms during its five-week run this summer.
August 08, 2012
Depression was linked with an increased risk of peripheral artery disease (PAD) in a study of more than 1,000 men and women with heart disease conducted by researchers at the San Francisco VA Medical Center and the University of California, San Francisco.
August 08, 2012
Maria Orellana, DDS, PhD, assistant professor in the UCSF School of Dentistry, has long observed that Latino parents are often more resistant to having their children get braces or retainers to straighten teeth than parents of other ethnicities. She found out why.
August 07, 2012
At its most fundamental level, diabetes is a disease characterized by stress — microscopic stress that causes inflammation and the loss of insulin production in the pancreas, and system-wide stress due to the loss of that blood-sugar-regulating hormone.
August 03, 2012
Andrea Lopez knows that she could easily be doomed by her demographic: She is 17, Latina and the mother of a baby boy. But UCSF's Science Education & Health Partnership's internship program has helped her prove otherwise.

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