Polina Ilieva, who oversees UCSF Archives and Special Collections, is working to preserve the items in the collection, to make them accessible to internal and external audiences, and to move toward digitizing the entire collection of artifacts.
In California, terminally ill individuals can now choose to end their lives. In light of this, UCSF experts examine both the ethical responsibilities and implications for end-of-life and palliative care.
UCSF is starting a campus-wide bioethics program led by the noted bioethics scholar Barbara Koenig to ensure that the rapid advances in biomedical technology are incorporated ethically into research and medicine.
In a perspective published by the New England Journal of Medicine, UCSF's Elizabeth Watkins shares a historical perspective of pharmaceutical advertising and proposes a new approach for educating consumers.