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UCSF School of Nursing faculty are partnering with the American Nurses Association\California to launch a new educational series that will empower nurses to translate their work for the general public and advance health care. The new online series…
By Milenko Martinovich California nursing homes with total RN staffing below levels recommended by experts and research studies were twice as likely to have COVID-19 resident infections, according to a study led by researchers from the UCSF School of…
By Milenko Martinovich Consistently ranked among the nation’s top nursing schools in National Institutes of Health funding, the UCSF School of Nursing is committed to enhancing its research strength and leverage its expertise to advance health and…
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…