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UC Davis Health - Spring / Summer 2010

Innovation in Education to Advance Health

Spring Summer 2010 Issue Cover

UC Davis Health System is proud to be home to medical, nursing, family nurse practitioner / physician assistant, public health and health informatics students and to also be the internship site for pharmacy, nutrition and other programs. Improving the health of our communities requires that we bring together these perspectives, and UC Davis is well positioned to do so.

Crafting long-term health reforms through future health-care workforce

Crafting long-term health reforms through future health-care workforce

UC Davis Health System is redefining how health-care professionals meet health challenges of the future. From cutting-edge telehealth programs and an innovative new school of nursing focused on interprofessional education to multi-layered residency programs, UC Davis is enacting health-care and health reform from the inside out.

Sharing knowledge, learning from others

Sharing knowledge, learning from others

Building upon UC Davis' longstanding tradition of inter disciplinary and interprofessional education, the university's newest graduate group – the Nursing Science and Health-Care Leadership Graduate Group – brings to fruition a new vision of leadership that will meet the needs of a newer, rapidly evolving and more complex health-care environment.

Learning the most important lessons of all

Learning the most important lessons of all

Although classroom instruction and practicing techniques on models are essential components of all health-care professional training programs, the unexpected moments that a student experiences during clinical rotations often create the most memorable lessons.


Alumni News

On Bioethics: Ben Rich
The transvaluation of values – ethics in public health emergencies

The contingency planning that has taken place since the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks and the professional literature that has informed and responded to these initiatives have identified ethical implications that are profound and, in some instances, troubling. Read more


From the Vice Chancellor

I am delighted to announce the new name for this magazine –
UC Davis Health.
The new name reflects our commitment to interprofessional education, clinical care and research.
Read more

Portraits of giving

Earl Wolfman, founding chair of Department of Surgery, creates endowment for professorship

Earl Wolfman, who with founding Dean John Tupper laid the groundwork that began the UC Davis School of Medicine, has established an endowed fund to create a new professorship in the Department of Surgery. Read more

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