Education

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.
July 2021 Milenko Martinovich
The UCSF School of Nursing, through its Master of Science and PhD programs, is equipping future nurse leaders with the knowledge and skills to advocate for meaningful change in health policy.
May 2021 Milenko Martinovich
Through a National Institutes of Health (NIH)-funded research training program and its master’s curriculum, the UCSF School of Nursing is working to equip its future nurse leaders with critical genomics knowledge that can lead to research breakthroughs and improve health for communities.
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.

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