As treatment advances transform HIV into a chronic illness, primary care providers must be prepared to care for the more than 1.2 million people living with HIV in the United States. A UCSF School of Nursing effort helps lead the way in addressing this challenge.
As hospitals scramble to fully integrate palliative care into how they operate, an interprofessional program equips working professionals with the core skills of the field.
With suicide, depression and anxiety on the rise among teens, the pressure is on primary clinics to help address these mental health challenges. That’s why faculty from UC San Francisco School of Nursing are supporting integrated behavioral health in Bay Area school-based health centers through an innovative training grant.
The UC San Francisco School of Nursing’s Diversity in Action (DIVA) Committee sponsored numerous activities during September’s new-student orientation.
A series of symposia given by UC San Francisco School of Nursing’s Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program aims to help future clinicians provide more understanding, compassionate care to people with severe mental illness.
In an effort to better meet the mental health needs of Bay Area veterans, a new psychiatric/mental health NP residency creates opportunities for building important alliances between the San Francisco VA Health Care System and UC San Francisco School of Nursing.
By creating the Sally Bates Endowed Chair in Health Disparities, pioneering neurosurgeon Ernest Bates honors the memory of his mother and the value of nurses and nurse scientists in the essential effort to erase health inequities.
The push to make health care education more interprofessional has taken on a new urgency with the increased focus on high-value care. Despite a host of challenges, UCSF and other institutions are looking at innovative ways to make this happen.
Angel Chen – one of the first interprofessional inductees into the Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators – argues that now is the time for clinical teaching environments to fully embrace interprofessional collaborative practice.
Residency program gives pre-licensure MEPN students invaluable early experience while deepening UC San Francisco’s working relationship with the Veterans Health Administration.