News & Events

“The Evolving Landscape of PCORI and Comparative Effectiveness Research" Featured speaker: Joe Selby, MD, MPH; Executive Director, Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) January 13th, 1:00 - 5:00 PM, Laurel Heights Auditorium, 3333 California St., San Francisco
Webinar: Dec. 16th, 2:00pm EST. Effective health workforce planning requires a basic understanding about the supply and demand for health workers. This webinar presents strategies used in three states - Florida, New York and California - to monitor demand for health workers using employer surveys.
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Daniel Dohan, PhD, Joanne Spetz, PhD, from the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies and UCSF colleagues aim to identify a standard of health care education that may help inform the development of curricula across health professions training.
Claire Brindis, DrPH, has been named as the recipient of the 2014 Carl S. Shultz Award for Lifetime Achievement. The Awards Ceremony and Reception took place on Monday, November 17th at the APHA Annual Meeting in New Orleans.
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The Food and Drug Administration has declined to define the frequently used term “natural" in food products. New York Times Commentary by a panel including: Robert Lustig, a pediatric endocrinologist and member of PRL-IHPS, UCSF, and president of the Institute for Responsible Nutrition.
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Learn the facts about sugar. Laura A. Schmidt, PhD, MSW, MPH, professor in the UCSF School of Medicine, is lead investigator on SugarScience.org. SugarScience is the authoritative source for evidence-based, scientific information about sugar and its impact on health.
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Jack S. Resneck Jr, MD; Aaron Quiggle, BA, MS; et al. (2014) The Accuracy of Dermatology Network Physician Directories Posted by Medicare Advantage Health Plans in an Era of Narrow Networks. JAMA Dermatol. Published online October 29, 2014. doi:10.1001/jamadermatol.2014.3902.
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Christopher Moriates, MD; Daniel Dohan, PhD; Joanne Spetz, PhD. (2014) Defining Competencies for Education in Health Care Value: Recommendations From the University of California, San Francisco Center for Healthcare Value Training Initiative. Academic Medicine, doi: 10.1097/ACM.0000000000000545
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Claire Brindis, DrPH, has been named as the recipient of the 2014 Carl S. Shultz Award for Lifetime Achievement. The Awards Ceremony and Reception took place on November 17th at the APHA Annual Meeting in New Orleans.
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Joanne Spetz, PhD, professor at the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, UCSF, explains how the recent Supreme Court ruling in the Federal Trade Commission Case involving the North Carolina Dental Board will impact the practice of licensed practical/vocational nurses.