UCSF's Millberry Union gym took on the look of a political convention on Monday afternoon, with 500 first-year students packing the floor beneath signs indicating all 50 states. Rather than teaching the students about politics, however, the future health professionals gathered in the gym could probably teach a thing or two about collaboration and cooperation to the nation’s politicians.
UCSF Proudly Announces the
2013-14 Presidential Chair
Wylie Burke, MD, PhD
Professor and Chair
Department of Bioethics and Humanities
University of Washington
Dean Vlahov writes:
In my blog, I focus on an exciting new project from MIT’s Little Devices Lab and the Robert Wood Johnson that aims to support nurses as leaders in solving patient care challenges at the bedside. It is an initiative very much in keeping with our own nurse-technology interface initiative.
Story by Lisa Aliferis at The California Report (KQED).
In an auditorium tucked behind San Francisco’s Mission Neighborhood Center, a new choir is rehearsing a collection of familiar Spanish songs. The 20 members of the choir didn’t need to audition; no singing experience required here. Instead, they needed just one thing: to be age 60 or older.
Friends and Colleagues,
Nearly all of this month’s Science of Caring focuses on pain and symptom management in the care of cancer patients. In particular, through interdisciplinary work at UC San Francisco, we are beginning to make headway in an area that has vexed clinicians for some time.