Education

January 2021 Milenko Martinovich
As the pandemic seized daily routines and turned life upside down, faculty and staff at the UCSF School of Nursing quickly shifted to remote instruction to ensure that nursing students continue their academic progress uninterrupted. Despite the challenges of a global public health crisis, 189 nursing students from the Class of 2020 completed their programs and earned their master’s or doctoral degrees — on par with past non-pandemic years.
January 2021 Milenko Martinovich
The UCSF School of Nursing is expanding its Doctor of Nursing Practice program, creating new pathways that will take registered nurses directly to a DNP degree in under four years. At the same time, the School’s PhD program continues to develop innovative nurse scientists whose research will improve care and services for those in critical need.
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January 2021 UCSF School of Nursing
Consistently ranked among the best nursing schools nationwide, the UCSF School of Nursing has a long and rich history of preparing nursing leaders to advance human health and health care.
November 2020 Milenko Martinovich
The UCSF School of Nursing is stepping up efforts to meet that need with a new, innovative initiative that will equip nurses with the skills to lead within their organizations. In addition, the School is continuing its rich history of preparing the next generation of nurse leaders to meet growing health care demands through its academic degree programs.
September 2020 Milenko Martinovich
The UCSF School of Nursing is leveraging innovative practices and technological advancements to prepare the next generation of nurse leaders to champion health equity.
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UCSF, UC Davis, and UCLA partner to expand care to underserved communities by training 300 psychiatric mental health nurse practitioners, starting Fall 2020
October 2019 Robin Marks
School of Nursing professors Elizabeth Gatewood and Matt Tierney collaborated with Scott Steiger at the School of Medicine to develop a course fast-tracking the process for health care professionals to treat patients battling addiction.
September 2019 Andrew Schwartz
UCSF’s thoughtful attention to attracting and meeting the needs of first-generation students who advance to graduate education in the health sciences has garnered national recognition.
February 2019 Diana Austin
UCSF has joined a small team of health care leaders that comprise the National Clinician Scholars Program. The program trains clinicians to be change agents who can drive policy-relevant research and partnerships to improve health and health care.
January 2019 Andrew Schwartz
California is experiencing a growing shortage of mental health providers. The UCSF schools of nursing and pharmacy may just have part of the solution.

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