Education Articles

September 7, 2022
By Lisa Klope
Nurses comprise more than half of the world’s health care workforce. However, nurses are underrepresented in senior health care leadership positions, despite improved regulatory and working conditions for nurses when they hold these roles. The UCSF Leadership Institute is poised to tackle this issue for California.
January 18, 2022
By Milenko Martinovich
The UCSF School of Nursing has launched the new UCSF Leadership Institute. One of only a handful such centers nationwide, the UCSF Leadership Institute provides leadership training to nurses and other health care professionals across the career spectrum, regionally and around the globe. The new institute builds on existing degree programs at the School that prepare nurses to lead in their profession. From left, Justin Pohl, director of the UCSF Leadership Institute; KT Waxman, director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice program and co-director of the Leadership Institute; and Lisa Lommel, director of the MS in Healthcare Administration and Interprofessional Leadership program, are helping prepare nurses to lead in their professions. (Photo credit: Elisabeth Fall)
November 15, 2021
By Milenko Martinovich
To prepare future nurse leaders to address these challenges, the UCSF School of Nursing is blending hands-on clinical opportunities in underrepresented communities with a master’s curriculum that focuses on understanding and advancing health equity.