The UC San Francisco School of Nursing's mission is to educate diverse health leaders, conduct research, advance nursing and inter-professional practice, and provide public service with a focus on promoting health quality and equity.
Public Health Practice
Associate Clinical Professor Maureen McGrath leads students in diabetes education, a minor offered at the School. Students in the ACPNP, AGNP, FNP and PNP specialties are eligible to apply to the Madison Clinic Peggy Huang Diabetes Nurse Fellows Program, for sub-specialty education that includes all three courses in the Diabetes Minor, plus advanced nurse practitioner clinical training in management of diabetes.
The UC San Francisco School of Nursing has been among those forging a critical role for nurse researchers, which balances our profession’s unique strengths with opportunities for inter-professional, translational work. In 2013, and six times in the last nine years, UCSF has been ranked first among US Schools of Nursing in National Institutes of Health (NIH) research funding.
Patient Care Excellence
Faculty from the UC San Francisco School of Nursing fill leadership roles at some of the San Francisco Bay Area's most widely respected community clinics, outpatient facilities, and hospitals, including UCSF Medical Center, which ranks nationally and is the #3 hospital in California according to “Best Hospitals 2012-13” by US News & World Report.