UC San Francisco’s four professional schools topped the nation in federal research funding in 2013, with the University as a whole ranking first among public recipients and second overall in funds from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), according to annual NIH figures. The UCSF School of Nursing regained its lead with $9.6 million in grants in 2013.
Because many of those symptoms are common side effects in a healthy pregnancy, clinicians and patients can miss the red flags if they don't know what to look for, said Audrey Lyndon, an associate professor at UCSF's School of Nursing who also worked on the guid
Mary Louise Fleming and Barbara J. Burgel were recently named by OnlineLPNtoRN.org as two of the 100 most inspiring nursing professors to watch in 2014. The list is meant to honor 100 dedicated nurse educators who have succeeded in carving out a place for themselves in the changing nursing landscape.
Ethical issues associated with nurses’ interactions with industry have implications for the safety, quality, and cost of healthcare. To date, little work has explored nurse–industry interactions and their associated ethical issues empirically....read more
...As part of her collaboration with Wolf and Barbara Koenig, a medical anthropologist at the University of California, San Francisco, Petersen recently surveyed 3000 people with pancreatic cancer and their families and 3000 controls, seeking input about privacy and information-sharing after death in different scenarios. Relatives nearly always say, "'If you know that I have a BRCA2 mutation in my family, you have an obligation to let me know,'" Koenig says....read more