Seventeen-year-old Gabby Flores had never met a scientist before, yet she will be surrounded by scientists this summer as she conducts cutting-edge biomedical research as part of the UCSF Science & Health Education Partnership’s High School Intern Program.
June 26, 2013
A UCSF-led team has created a set of guidelines for doctors and other clinicians to use for communicating uncertain prognoses to elderly patients and those battling terminal illness.
June 14, 2013
The UCSF School of Medicine is one of 11 medical schools that’s been selected by the American Medical Association (AMA) to receive $1 million over five years to develop and implement innovative curricula around the best medical practices.
June 11, 2013
Third-year resident Rhea Boyd, MD, and chief resident Jessica Schumer, MD, created a blog for the Department of Pediatrics to better understand the role social media can play in an academic medical center.
June 11, 2013
A low-key revolution is taking place at UCSF that aims to do nothing less than change the way medical students learn and patients receive care. It is called the UCSF Bridges Curriculum Redesign.
June 10, 2013
J. Renee Navarro, MD, PharmD, vice chancellor of Diversity and Outreach, has been appointed interim vice provost of Academic Affairs while an internal recruitment to fill the position is underway. J. Renee Navarro, MD, PharmD
June 03, 2013
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 29, 2013
At this year's Graduate Division commencement ceremony, UCSF celebrated the achievements of 104 master’s students, 43 doctoral students in physical therapy, and 121 PhD students.
May 20, 2013
Marking a significant milestone in the lives of medical students, the UCSF School of Medicine conferred doctor of medicine degrees to the Class of 2013 during a commencement ceremony on May 16.
May 16, 2013
UC San Francisco has launched a new app for the Apple iPad that presents a novel approach to learning the neurological physical exam, a challenging series of assessments aimed at diagnosing neurological disorders in patients.