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Professor Jyu-Lin Chen, PhD, RN, FAAN, has been appointed Chair of the Department of Family Health Care Nursing, beginning Dec. 1, 2019. Chen, who received her UCSF doctoral degree in nursing, with a focus on pediatrics, has been a professor in…
The UCSF School of Nursing Doctor of Nursing Practice Program is scheduled to have an on-site evaluation by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) accreditation team on September 11-13, 2019. As part of the CCNE accreditation process,…
Michele Keating, an analyst in the Community Health Systems department, pets Duke the therapy cat. By Katherine Tam Jennifer Morris, an administrative officer in Community Health Systems, wasn’t looking for a therapy cat when she brought her daughter…
Hospitals are among the country’s most hazardous workplaces, with an estimated 224,700 work-related illnesses and injuries recorded in 2017 , according to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics. That incidence rate surpasses the construction…
The UCSF School of Nursing in June welcomed 79 new Master’s Entry Program in Nursing (MEPN) students to the health care profession at its White Coat Ceremony, and celebrated the completion of the first year of education for around 80 continuing…
Three SON faculty — Monica McLemore, PhD, MPH, Linda G. Park, PhD, MS, FNP-BC, and Sandra Staveski, PhD, RN, CPNP-AC — will be inducted into the American Academy of Nursing’s 2019 class of fellows. The three faculty members are among the 231…
Commencement 2019 The UCSF School of Nursing celebrated commencement on June 14, 2019 at Davies Symphony Hall. The UCSF School of Nursing celebrated commencement on June 14, 2019 at Davies Symphony Hall. The UCSF School of Nursing celebrated…
Sharon Solorio, an administrative officer in the Department of Physiological Nursing, is celebrating 35 years of service with the University of California system. Pictured at left, she received a certificate honoring this significant service…
By Lisa Cisneros and Dan Fost Building on its 150-year public service mission, UC San Francisco announced its intention to leverage more of its economic power and collaborative partnerships to improve the long-term health and welfare of communities…
Professor Emerita Carroll Estes, PhD, FAAN, has been honored with the 2019 Robert M. Ball Award for Outstanding Achievements in Social Insurance from the National Academy of Social Insurance. The award was presented at a June 27, 2019 ceremony in…