UCSF is partnering with the National Clinician Scholars Program, an interdisciplinary research consortium for physicians and nurses, to drive innovation and improvements in health equity and health care.
To teach future doctors, nurses and pharmacists how they can advocate for systemic changes and how to improve their interactions with individual homeless patients, UCSF provides an elective course each fall.
Students who spent their summer doing laboratory and clinical research alongside BCHO doctors and CHORI scientists are presenting their research at a scientific symposium at CHORI on Friday, August 10.
Built on a foundation of scientific thinking, and one that exposes students to the latest questions in research and patient care, the School of Pharmacy’s new curriculum differentiates UCSF’s PharmD degree program from the growing number of programs nationwide.
From its first class in 2008, with just seven students, to the current class of 36, the Institute for Global Health Sciences master’s program has given its students the breadth of tools and skills they need to succeed in global health careers.
With a new project – Rural Health Advanced Practice Training – the UCSF School of Nursing hopes to help fill gaps in health care by encouraging and training advanced practice nurses to work in rural settings.
UCSF’s School of Medicine placed in the top five nationally in this year’s U.S. News & World Report survey of best graduate and professional schools. UCSF’s biomedical science PhD programs were among the top 10, and the School of Nursing was also highly ranked.
UCSF joined eight research universities and a major cancer institute in announcing plans to give would-be life scientists clear, standardized data on graduate school admissions, education and training opportunities, and career prospects.
Genetic testing and new gene therapies may raise new questions for patients, and as front-line health workers, nurses could be the ones answering questions about how they related to health. UCSF has created a new course to help give an overview of the emerging topic.
A new program called Global Action to Improve Nursing and Midwifery (GAIN) aims to train Malawian nurses in leadership and clinical skills to help turn the tide on the world's highest rate of preterm births.