Writing for Policymakers Series

April 22, 2019
Writing for Policymakers Series Watch this panel discussion on writing for grant-funding agencies and policymakers. With experts from academia, industry, and government, this seminar will dive into white papers, policy memos, and more, outlining how to concisely convey complex issues and why this...

Medical societies endorse tiered certification for U.S. heart-valve care

April 22, 2019
  Medical societies endorse tiered certification for U.S. heart-valve care. New publication in @JACCJournals by Rick A. Nishimura, Patrick T. O’Gara, Joseph E. Bavaria, Ralph G....

Many Nurse Practitioners Cannot Provide Medications to Treat Opioid Addiction

April 09, 2019
At least six states with high opioid abuse rates also have strong work restrictions that hinder nurse practitioners (NPs) in prescribing medication that can help treat the problem, according to a study by researchers at UC San Francisco.  These states, and others with restrictive scopes of...

Opinion: Why single-payer would improve California health care

April 09, 2019
—How to achieve universal health insurance in California? In our super-progressive, supermajority Democratic state, that’s the health policy question of the day. Not if we should lead the way on universal coverage, but how. Recently, UC Berkeley economists proposed a solution, dubbed California...

Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo joins IHPS as an Affiliated Faculty Member

April 08, 2019
Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, PhD, MD, MAS is the Lee Goldman, MD Endowed Chair in Medicine and Professor and Chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics.  She is the inaugural Vice Dean for Population Health and Health Equity in the UCSF School of Medicine.  She co-founded the UCSF...