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.
The Global Classroom
Assistant Clinical Professor and Registered Dietician Katie Ferraro shares an interview from our Massive Open Online Course "Nutrition for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention." UCSF School of Medicine professor of pediatrics Robert Lustig, author of "Fat Chance: Beating the Odds Against Sugar, Processed Food, Obesity, and Disease," discusses sugar's role in the obesity epidemic.
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 2011, and five times in the last eight 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.