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Professor Emerita Afaf Meleis, PhD, DrPS(hon), FAAN, LL, has been awarded the 2020 UCSF Medal, the university's highest honor, for her work as a mentor to hundreds of nursing students and faculty around the world, as well as for the development of a…
On Friday, June 5, 2020, the School of Nursing issued the following statement on its public commitment to stand in solidarity with colleagues to fight racism. On Monday, June 8, 2020, an additional statement was issued to identify specific actions…
When Master's Entry Program in Nursing (MEPN) student Alejandra Flores isn’t studying or advocating for her fellow students, you’re likely to catch her spinning records at a San Francisco hotspot. Flores discusses why she chose UCSF, a special person…
The UCSF School of Nursing commemorated the Year of the Nurse and Midwife, National Nurses Week and the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing, with the special event, “What Would Florence Do?” on May 5…
The UCSF School of Nursing, in collaboration with the California Black Infant Health Program and California Breastfeeding Coalition, has established the COVID-19 Birth Worker Relief Fund to provide one-time grants to Black, Indigenous, People of…
Ashley Moore’s experience this past summer was one most nurses dream of. She worked alongside the World Health Organization’s Chief Nursing Officer and contributed to an international report emphasizing the importance of investing in the global…
Social interaction is a critical part of an Individual's treatment for addiction and mental health issues. What can be done to mimic that interaction when health guidelines dictate physical distancing. (iStock) By Milenko Martinovich The coronavirus…
Populations like the elderly and LGBTQ+ individuals are especially vulnerable to poor health outcomes during the coronavirus pandemic. (iStock) By Milenko Martinovich The coronavirus pandemic has caused one of the worst global health crises in…
Master’s student Britt Urban turned her frustration and anxiety about the coronavirus pandemic into a powerful force and helpful service for her neighbors. On March 12, she posted on the app Nextdoor, asking if any of her neighbors in Berkeley needed…
By Katherine Tam The UCSF School of Nursing captured $10.4 million in federal National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding in 2019 — a nearly 15 percent increase from the previous year — to fuel research that advances human health and the health of…