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Dorothy Pechman Rice, professor emerita of health economics at the UC San Francisco (UCSF) School of Nursing, passed away on February 25, 2017. A pioneer in medical economics and health statistics and an inspiration to aspiring economists, Rice began…
In the February 2017 edition of The Gerontologist , The Gerontological Society of America published an article based on a study led by Elena Portacolone, MPH, MBA, PhD , assistant professor at the Institute for Health and Aging and Pepper Center…
UCSF Nurse-Midwifery students recently participated in practicing hands-on breastfeeding support skills using case-based learning and the MamaBreast manikin at the Kanbar Simulation Center . A big shout out to the nurses and midwives from the…
Evidence-Based Recommendations Introduced at SCCM 2017 Critical illness is a stressful and traumatic experience that may have lasting effects on the health of patients and families, even months after discharge from the intensive care unit (ICU). A…
The UCSF School of Nursing will have two significant leadership changes as of July 1, 2017. Associate Dean Lynda Jacobsen will retire after 32 years of superb service to the University. Since joining UCSF in 1985, Jacobsen has served in a number of…
The UCSF School of Nursing, including our Adult Gerontology Primary Care NP ( AGPCNP ) faculty, congratulate Assistant Clinical Professor Terry Keene , DNP, FNP-BC on her new leadership position as Chief of Advanced Practice Nursing at the San…
As part of UCSF’s first cohort of graduates to the new Diversity and Inclusion Staff Certificate Program the School was represented by two key staff members— Dayna Moore , operations manager in the UCSF Graduate Division Master of Science in…
Community Health Systems Rosafel Adriano-Nogra , HS assistant clinical professor Academic focus: binge drinking behavior and sexual violence among college students In her own time: traveling and exploring places, spending time with my daughter, and…
For the fifteenth year in a row, nurses have rated highest for honesty and ethics in Gallup's annual poll about perceptions of various professions. Read the full report here .
Victoria Flores shares her story as she progresses from our Master’s program to our Doctoral program, highlighting challenges, new experiences, and directions along the way—find out what it’s like to be a part of the UCSF Family . Follow her journey…