Patient Care

March 2020 Milenko Martinovich
Whether working at UCSF sites across the Bay Area or serving the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in New York, UCSF School of Nursing alumnae are playing critical roles amid the coronavirus pandemic.
December 2019 Katherine Tam
In 2019, Science of Caring explored critical nursing issues in practice, research, and policy.
October 2019 Milenko Martinovich
UCSF Nursing students are applying their skills and knowledge to assist those in need, including some nearly half a world away.
March 2019 Andrew Schwartz
UCSF School of Nursing faculty member Carolina Noya pioneers a version of shared medical appointments for patients with diabetes. Its initial successes are drawing interest from rural communities in California and in Mexico.
February 2019 Andrew Schwartz
California has a significant shortage of primary care providers. Nurse practitioners can help plug the gap, but they must first overcome some significant hurdles.
January 2017 Efrat Lelkes
Inspired by what she heard at the 2016 Thelma Shobe Endowed Lectureships in Ethics and Spirituality at UC San Francisco School of Nursing, a pediatric intensivist writes of how bioethics can help clinicians of all kinds cope with the moral distress associated with having to make high-stakes decisions with and for their patients.
August 2016 Diana Austin
Alarm safety is a significant problem with no easy solutions. UCSF Medical Center and UCSF San Francisco School of Nursing are approaching it as a team effort.
July 2016 Andrew Schwartz
UCSF’s Office of Population Health and Accountable Care is leading a series of experiments to help UCSF Health adapt to a period of truly disruptive health care change.
July 2016 Diana Austin
Nonprescribing nurses have largely been invisible in the discussion about the effects of industry marketing to clinicians. A new study makes the case for more scrutiny.
June 2016 Diana Austin
Epidemiologist Anne Lown combines epidemiology and personal experience to advocate for better psychosocial care for pediatric cancer patients and survivors.