August 09, 2011
UCSF, the only graduate health sciences university in the UC system, has been awarded four separate education accreditations this year, with stellar grades in every case.
August 04, 2011
Mary Blegen, director of the Center for Patient Safety in the UCSF School of Nursing, describes the importance of interprofessional teamwork to improve the quality and safety of patient care.
July 26, 2011
UCSF welcomed this month a new crop of residents and clinical fellows who are starting the next phase of their careers at the prestigious academic medical center.
July 14, 2011
UCSF is the lead partner in the inaugural Bay Area Science Festival that will bring together an unprecedented brain trust of the region’s scientific and educational partners to produce what is expected to be one of the largest science-based events ever held in the United States.
July 10, 2011
UCSF's Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) has made several important contributions as it supports the University's advancing health worldwide
July 07, 2011
Of all the various types of doctors who see patients admitted to hospital wards or emergency departments, neurologists are among those who admit the largest number of patients with the widest variety of conditions, spurring the growth of a new medical speciality known as “neurohospitalists” – neurologists who focus on treating patients exclusively in the hospital.
July 07, 2011
Andrew Auerbach, associate professor in the UCSF Division of Hospital Medicine, was recently named the new editor of the peer-reviewed Journal of Hospital Medicine
, the leading publication in the field first reported in a 1996 New England Journal of Medicine
article co-authored by UCSF’s Bob Wachter, professor and chief of the Division of Hospital Medicine.
June 24, 2011
Tina Brock, who recently became associate dean of teaching and learning in the UCSF School of Pharmacy, offers her perspective on the science of education, the importance of interprofessional learning and teaching future pharmacists.
June 20, 2011
UCSF family practice nurse Lisa Thompson is calling attention to the dangers of rustic stoves – which use biomass fuels such as wood, coal, animal dung and crop residue – and result in harmful pollutants adversely affecting people in developing countries.
June 08, 2011
In celebration of commencement 2011, UCSF Chancellor Susan Desmond-Hellmann congratulates graduates and takes the opportunity to tout what makes UCSF great in a new video posted on YouTube.
June 08, 2011
UCSF will fund four innovative educational projects to continue to train the next generation of leaders in health sciences to work as a team.
June 03, 2011
Vice Chancellor Joseph Castro will be awarded the International Cooperation Dedication Award, which is presented by the Beijing Municipal Commission of Education to an educator whose influence, dedication and work impacts higher education collaboration on the world stage.
May 27, 2011
Catherine Reinis Lucey, who is currently interim dean and vice dean for education at the Ohio State University College of Medicine, has been appointed vice dean for education in the UCSF School of Medicine.
May 26, 2011
The UCSF Center of Excellence for Transgender Health has released the first-of-its-kind, web-based primary care guidelines for treating members of the transgender community.
May 23, 2011
Experts at UCSF and Caltech are pushing the boundaries of creative problem solving to address important clinical problems with the hope that the talent pool at both institutions, combined with an entrepreneurial spirit, will advance health care innovation.