Policy

December 2014 Martha Ross
Housed at UC San Francisco School of Nursing’s Institute for Health and Aging, the Center for Transdisciplinary Ethical, Legal and Social Implications (ELSI) Research in Translational Genomics brings together top experts to address the ethical, legal and social implications of bringing new genetic technology into health care.
May 2014 Susan Chapman and Bethany J. Phoenix
Are NP scope-of-practice laws and billing practices a stumbling block to meeting California’s growing mental health needs?
April 2014 Kate Darby Rauch
A new UCSF health workforce research center is charged with mapping the long-term care needs for an aging US population.
March 2014 Diana Austin
With the guidance of its new program contract director – UC San Francisco School of Nursing’s Abbey Alkon – the California SIDS Program aims to reduce the incidence and impact of sudden infant death syndrome on families in California.
February 2014 Kate Darby Rauch
Meg Wallhagen’s decades of research documenting the often overlooked problem of hearing loss among older adults is helping to create national momentum for adding hearing screening to routine primary care for adults.
November 2013 Martha Ross
Diana Taylor plays a key role in passage of a California law that expands women’s access to abortion in California – capping a career dedicated to women’s reproductive rights and quality health care.
October 2013 Andrew Schwartz
Can more independent practice for nurse practitioners help address the primary care shortage? UC Health believes it can.
September 2013 Shannon Smith-Bernardin
There are policy solutions that could help address the public health problem of alcohol disorders. First, however, the terms of the debate must change.
May 2013 Kate Darby Rauch
Laura Wagner is on a mission to expose unsafe nursing home practices and develop safer alternatives.
March 2013 Andrew Schwartz
Expanded access due to the Affordable Care Act and an aging population have led to worried discussions about projected provider shortages. Three national nursing leaders discuss how advanced practice nurses can help.

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