The University of California is leveraging its expertise to enhance patient care at UC medical centers systemwide, awarding a $1 million grant to expand palliative care (specialized care for seriously ill patients and their families).
2012-13 Excellence in Teaching Awards
Overall Teaching Award – JoAnne Saxe
Creating a Supportive Learning Environment – Gerri Collins-Bride
Clinical Mentoring – Pilar Bernal de Pheils
Research Mentoring – Brad Aouizerat
Educational or Curricular Innovation – Susan Janson
A new UCSF study has found a clear association between certain genes and the development of lymphedema, a painful and chronic condition that often occurs after breast cancer surgery and some other cancer treatments.
Story from NURSE.COM by Laura Childers
When David Vlahov, RN, PhD, received his nursing degree in 1983, he joined the 2% of men who were working as nurses.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the number of male RNs increased to 8.1% in 2011. While the rise has been slow and steady, Vlahov said he hopes to see that number increase significantly in the coming years.
From Wendy Max, Co-Director, UCSF Institute of Health and Aging