UCSF Medical Center Ranked 5th Best Hospital in US

August 08, 2017
U.S. News & World Report released its annual rankings of best hospitals in the United States. I am very pleased to share the results: UCSF Medical Center is the fifth best hospital in the nation, the best hospital in California and the best hospital in the West.  Further, of the 16 specialties...

2017 Excellence in Nursing Leadership Award: Lee Greenholtz

May 08, 2017
This award is presented to recognize a professional nurse who through various professional activities in leadership and mentoring roles displays professionalism through effective communication of the vision and mission of professional nursing, advocacy and support for patients and staff, and whose...

2017-18 Call for the Barbara Faust Memorial Fund Research Grant

April 20, 2017
The Clinical InQuERI Council is pleased to announce the availability of the Barbara Faust Memorial Fund Research Grant. This grant is designed to support primary research and is available to all UCSF Medical Center career nurses employed at or greater than 60%. Please see the Clinical Inquiry...

2017 UCSF Invitation JBI Clinical Fellow Program Applications

April 20, 2017
2017 UCSF Invitational JBI Clinical Fellows Program applications are now available. Information  and application for the third cohort of JBI Clinical Fellows below. Applications are due April 24th, 2017

2017 Joanna Briggs Institute Comprehensive Systematic Review Training

April 20, 2017
The UCSF JBI Centre is committed to advancing patient care by teaching JBI comprehensive systematic review (CSR) methods. The CSR workshop will enable learners to transform a particular clinical problem/interest into a systematic review that will be published by JBI and used to support global...

UCSF International Nursing Fellow Program 2017

March 21, 2017
The Institute for Nursing Excellence is pleased to announce that we are continuing our International Nursing Fellow Program with the Nursing Department from Hong Kong Sanatorium & Hospital (HKSH).    

Congratulations to Synergy Award Winner, Robin Bisgaard!

March 16, 2017
On behalf of the Clinical InQuERI Council, I am pleased to let our UCSF nursing colleagues know that Robin Bisgaard, RN, MSN, a CN IV in the Intensive Care Nursery has been awarded the 2017 Synergy Grant for her research project, “Parenting in the ICN with MFIcare.” Robin is collaborating with...

2017 Clinical InQuERI Conference

March 13, 2017
The annual UCSF Medical Center Clinical InQuERI Nursing Research Conference provides nurses with a full day of learning and engagement regarding a variety of approaches to clinical inquiry, highlighting projects at UCSF. The conference is intended to stimulate thought and discussion by showcasing...

Sandra Weiss Outlines Priorities as Interim Dean of School of Nursing

November 22, 2016
Originally published on: Science of Caring, A Focus on People and a Sense of "We"