An innovative San Francisco program of community choirs for older adults found that singing in a choir reduced loneliness and increased interest in life, but did not improve cognition or physical function.
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.
Every Saturday, UCSF volunteers provide free, drop-in individual and group crisis counseling to all members of the Sonoma Valley community, with or without insurance or documentation.
To recognize public service, exceptional service to UCSF and excellence in nursing, 11 faculty, staff and students were honored at this year’s UCSF Founders Day Awards.
Nursing leadership at the UCSF School of Nursing and UCSF Health are leading an effort aimed at optimizing the advantages of tighter integration between the two organizations.
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.
A study demonstrated a seemingly contradictory way for newborns losing more weight than most to breastfeed in the longer term: add a little formula for a couple of days.
A renowned leader in electrocardiogram (ECG) technology and innovation, David W. Mortara, PhD, has donated $25 million to the UCSF School of Nursing to reduce “alarm fatigue” in nurses and other clinicians, and improve patient care and safety.
UCSF Medical Center and UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital San Francisco have earned the prestigious Magnet Recognition® designation by the American Nurses Credentialing Center.
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.