UCSF Medical Center has taken a major step forward in advancing patient safety and quality of care by implementing one of the most comprehensive electronic health records systems nationally.
June 26, 2012
June 20, 2012
Viral hepatitis chronically infects between 3.5 and 5.2 million people in the U.S. and more than 30,000 in San Francisco, alone — but only about one in three people who are infected know it, according to a report by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
June 18, 2012
Adele Clarke, a professor of sociology in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, reflects on her career as a sociologist during the UCSF School of Nursing's 32nd Helen Nahm Research Lecture.
June 12, 2012
Rebecca Smith-Bindman, MD, a professor of radiology and biomedical imaging at UCSF, answered these questions in light of a new study that shows that medical imaging is increasing even in health maintenance organization systems (HMOs), which don’t have a financial incentive to conduct them.
June 12, 2012
UCSF has named Joseph Guglielmo, PharmD, an international expert in the clinical use of antimicrobials and chair of the Department of Clinical Pharmacy, as interim dean of the UCSF School of Pharmacy, starting July 1.
June 08, 2012
Members of the UCSF community recently recognized three individuals for their leadership in championing rights for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people.
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 25, 2012
An aspiration of UCSF faculty and campus leaders is that the students trained here continue to transform biomedicine through innovation and risk taking, a theme highlighted by Marc Tessier-Lavigne, PhD, president at Rockefeller University, who delivered the 2012 Graduate Division commencement speech on May 18.
May 24, 2012
UCSF has received a challenge gift of $20 million from the Sandler Foundation that will provide major support for the university’s groundbreaking research and clinical care efforts regarding neurological diseases.
May 17, 2012
UCSF School of Dentistry's Global Oral Health Symposium 2012 repeated and expanded on the success of last year's inaugural event, bringing greater visibility to vital oral health issues worldwide, and the extraordinary international effort to address them.