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GНЕСon UCSF, UCB, and Stanford present the 2nd Annual GНЕСon Colloquium Frontiers in Global Health Economics: Planning for the Coming Decades Friday, November 21, 8:30am-5:30pm Byers Auditorium, Genentech Hall, Mission Bay, UCSF Lunch provided
UCSF Chancellor's Health Policy Lecture - "21st Century Cures: A Bipartisan Initiative to Accelerate Medical Breakthroughs" Chancellor's Health Policy Lecture with Congresswoman Diana DeGette. Cole Hall 1 - 2 PM UCSF Parnassus - Medical Sciences Building 513 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, CA
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Joanne Spetz, Ph.D., a Professor at the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies talks about California Nurses' Union's concern about worker safety and the ebola virus on NPR radio.
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The CAMRI Institute at PRL-IHPS has been selected to be awarded a grant from the SHARE program, a national program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Andrew Bindman and Janet Coffman will be assessing the impact California's expansion of Medicaid eligibility under the Affordable Care Act.
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Joanne Spetz, a Professor at PRL-IHPS, UCSF, has seen health economics grow into a major specialty. Spetz notes that, “There are so many things to learn. We need to answer questions about how the workforce is changing, and how quality improvement efforts are meeting health care needs."
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California, the nation’s most populous state, has a "well-educated" nursing workforce, according to a survey published in June by the state’s Board of Registered Nursing. About 60 percent of the state’s registered nurses (RNs) have earned a bachelor’s or graduate degree in nursing or another field.
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A UCSF-based team led by James G. Kahn and Paul Volberding, was awarded a five-year cooperative agreement with the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to conduct economic modeling of disease prevention in five areas: HIV, hepatitis, STI, TB, and school health. 
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Amsterdam EA, Wenger NK, Brindis RG, et al. 2014 AHA/ACC Guideline for the Management of Patients With Non–ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes: Executive Summary: A Report of the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines.
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Marissa Raymond-Flesch, M.D., M.P.H., Rachel Siemonsb, Nadereh Pourat, Ph.D.c, Ken Jacobsd, Claire D. Brindis, Dr.P.H. “There Is No Help Out There and If There Is, It's Really Hard to Find”: A Qualitative Study of the Health Concerns and Health Care Access of Latino “DREAMers”
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The California Board of Registered Nursing conducted a webinar led by Joanne Spetz, PhD which details the job market outlook for Nurses and Nurse Practitioners in California. Watch video: http://youtu.be/E7Ur2ymcQcI