October 03, 2011
A year after the passage of the federal Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, students at UCSF are showing up in large numbers to learn about the landmark legislation thanks to a student-coordinated elective that brought the topic into the classroom two years before they were scheduled to learn about it.
September 27, 2011
Some of the biggest names in the field of global health came to UCSF recently to discuss to work together to improve the education of health professionals in the United States and around the world.
September 12, 2011
Incoming medical school students don white coats in an annual ritual marking the start of their education at UCSF, inspiring their professors, others with their dedication, dreams and diverse backgrounds.
August 22, 2011
Forty six UCSF students have been awarded 2011-2012 UCSF Graduate Division Fellowships and another 25 students received Graduate Student Research Fellowship awards from the National Science Foundation.
August 18, 2011
UCSF students on financial aid can breathe easier after University officials identified nearly $2 million to offset the recent statewide tuition hikes.
August 17, 2011
Congressional Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi joined San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee at UCSF Mission Bay recently to launch the Bay Area Science Festival, a weeklong series of mostly free events designed to excite and inspire the public about science and technology.
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.