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San Francisco Sobering Center as Model for the Nation

The San Francisco Sobering Center, which provides safe, short-term sobering and care coordination for acutely intoxicated adults, has saved the health care system $3.5 million, according to new...

What Health Care Can Learn from Startups

by Kevin Rodondi, PharmD April 4 marks National Public Health Week and the challenge currently being addressed by the American Public Health Association is to make our nation healthier in one...

Job Market Lures More Physician Assistants to Specialties Over Primary Care (Medical XPress)

The job market is luring more physician assistants, or PAs, to jobs in specialty care rather than primary care practices such as family medicine and general pediatrics, according to new research from...

Breaking Down Leadership Stereotypes on International Women's Day

By Sunita Mutha, MD, Director On International Women's Day I want to make the case for advancing women as leaders in health care, but not in the way you might expect. I don’t want to complain about...

Q&A: Renowned Health Economist Talks Supreme Court, Affordable Care Act and the Future of the Workforce

  Peter Buerhaus, RN, PhD, FAAN is a nationally recognized health services and workforce researcher and health care economist. He is widely known for his research on health workforce forecasting and...

Yearlong Community Clinic Initiative, "Managing to Leading," Kicks Off at Cedars-Sinai

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center is sponsoring an intensive leadership development program for local community clinic managers, hoping to prepare a pipeline of leaders well-equipped to guide their...

S.F. General Hospital Appoints California Health Care Foundation Program Graduate as CEO

Following an extensive nationwide search, Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital named Susan P. Ehrlich, MD, MPP as the new chief executive officer of the city’s only trauma center and primary...

Evidence to Practice: Renowned Health Care Expert Speaks at UCSF

Changing the health care system isn’t easy – that’s one of the many lessons Mary D. Naylor, PhD, RN, FAAN has learned after decades of work aimed at improving the quality of care. But, she’s not...

The Center for The Health Professions at UCSF Announces Name Change

New Name Better Reflects Mission of Helping Health Organizations Drive Progress The Center for the Health Professions at UCSF announced today that the organization will change its name to Healthforce...

Supreme Court Union Ruling Could Have Significant Effect on Health Care System

  If the U.S. Supreme Court removes the requirement for public employees to pay "fair share service fees," the long-term ramifications could significantly change the health care delivery system,...