The UCSF School of Nursing is partnering with Hartnell College to prepare first-generation-to-college students to become nurses, equipped with the skills to advance health care for residents in the underserved Salinas Valley.
A new study by researchers at UCSF and Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai shows that hospice patients with dementia are more likely to receive excellent care and have their anxiety and sadness managed than those not on hospice.
UCSF School of Nursing alum Quinn Grundy, PhD ’15, RN, shines a light on how sales reps from pharmaceutical and other health care companies skirt scrutiny, and get their products used in hospitals and doctors’ offices, by forging relationships with nurses.
Communities of color have been hit hardest by COVID-19. Meanwhile, hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets in an outcry against police brutality. Both issues have roots in the same problem.
What’s it like – as a clinician, researcher, student, or hospital staffer – to confront a lethal disease unlike any you’ve seen before? In this special series, professionals across UCSF share first-person accounts of COVID-19 that reveal grit, ingenuity, and resolve in the face of fear.
To address a shortage in mental health providers, UCSF, in close collaboration with UC Davis and UCLA, is preparing to launch an online training program for psychiatric-mental health nurse practitioners, which aims to train 300 new mental health providers throughout the state by 2025.
UCSF sociologist Howard Pinderhughes, PhD, says insufficient housing, economic opportunity, and educational inequity stand in the way of a healthy San Francisco. Nevertheless, he believes there is room for optimism and the possibility for change.
The UCSF School of Nursing has unveiled a new mural that commemorates a diverse set of nurse heroes whose work and advocacy revolutionized health care and paved the way for diversity and inclusion in nursing.
Healthy eating can be difficult to do, especially when the science isn’t clear. Our experts have weighed in to give you the best advice based on solid research, allowing you to make better choices when it comes to your nutrition.
UCSF researchers and nurses are leading efforts to create bedside monitors that both eliminate the unnecessary signals responsible for alarm fatigue and predict life-threatening events before they occur.