Education

June 2022 Jen A. Miller
Health care providers need to understand the mounting impacts of climate change to provide quality care to patients and communities. A new course led by UCSF nursing faculty aims to do just that.
May 2022 Jen A. Miller
The first of its kind in the U.S., the FirstGenRN program identifies applicants and students who are the first in their family to go to college, and provides them with mentoring and support in advancing their careers.
May 2022 Jen A. Miller
The first of its kind in California, the UC Multi-Campus Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Post-Master’s Certificate Program will prepare 300 psychiatric nurse practitioners within a five-year period.
September 2022 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.
March 2022 Aaron Crowe
About 7,000 geriatricians are practicing today, but experts say the nation needs over four times that number. This is how the UCSF School of Nursing is responding.
January 2022 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.
November 2021 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.
September 2021 Milenko Martinovich
By fall 2024, the UCSF School of Nursing plans to launch streamlined academic pathways to meet the growing demand for doctorally prepared nurses who will lead transformative change in an increasingly complex health care arena.
September 2021 Milenko Martinovich
The UCSF School of Nursing is preparing nurses to become leaders in health equity by incorporating new requirements into its curriculum that expand students’ understanding of structural racism’s impact on health.
July 2021 School of Nursing Communications
Jennifer James, assistant professor in the Institute for Health & Aging, is one of three scholars nationwide to be named to the Greenwall Faculty Scholars Program in Bioethics’ Class of 2024.

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