November 2022 School of Nursing
Access to safe housing, nutritious food, clean air, education and other conditions critically impact our health, well-being and quality of life. What policy change(s) can we, as a country, make to better address social determinants and improve the health of our communities? Experts at the UCSF School of Nursing provide their recommendations.
June 2022 Katherine Tam
As chair of the UCSF Academic Senate Committee on Sustainability — and the only nurse on the 10-member group — assistant professor Chelsea Landolin is leading efforts to advance recommendations and champion solutions that will dramatically cut carbon emissions at UCSF by 2030.
June 2022 Mica Estrada
Mica Estrada, associate professor at the UCSF School of Nursing, shares lessons learned from educating civic leaders about the troubling consequences of climate change.
March 2022 School of Nursing
Nursing experts provide their recommendations on how we can meet these challenging needs.
July 2021 By Milenko Martinovich and Katherine Tam
The UCSF School of Nursing is working to empower California nurses to better translate their work for the general public and leverage their voices to advance health care.
July 2021 Adrian Espinosa
Alumnus Adrian Espinosa, president of the UCSF Nursing Alumni Association, shares his experience of leveraging his voice to influence health care reform and offers advice to colleagues on how to propel positive change forward.
July 2021 Catherine Dodd
Alumna Catherine Dodd shares her experience in shaping health care and offers advice to others seeking to advance change.
November 2020 Milenko Martinovich
Three UCSF School of Nursing faculty members are continuing a tradition of faculty leaders who are steering impactful change on the national and international stage. As presidents of major professional nursing organizations, these faculty members are leading important initiatives — from influencing policy, to increasing diversity, to enhancing access to care — that will advance expand health care access for patients nationwide and across the globe.
February 2020 Milenko Martinovich
Despite legislation from the 1970s that still requires California nurse-midwives to practice under the supervision of a physician or surgeon, nurse-midwives are making tangible impacts in patient care and serving the underserved.
May 2019 Diana Austin
As co-director of the Shift Project, Kristen Harknett examines the impact of unstable work schedules on health and well-being to inform policymakers and consumers about the importance of fair-scheduling practices.