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...

Public Housing Smoking Cessation Study at UCSF

April 04, 2019
In this podcast about a Smoking Cessation Study at UCSF, Dr. Justin White, Assistant Professor of Health Economics in the UCSF School of Medicine, at the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies and the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at UCSF talks with Dr. Maya Vijayaraghavan...

UCSF Faculty Service Milestone Celebration 2019

April 04, 2019
Photo of Ralph G. Brindis, Clinical Professor of Medicine and Cardiology and Affiliated Faculty member at the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, and Claire Brindis, Professor of Pediatrics and Director of the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies from the Faculty Service...