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UC Davis Health - Spring / Summer 2011

Igniting national discourse for a healthier world

Spring / Summer 2011 Issue Cover

Health-care reform is now on the top of the national agenda, but at UC Davis Health System, researchers have been contributing provocative and impactful work to improve health care in America for nearly two decades.


Influencing national health reform

Influencing national health reform

Health-care reform is now on the top of the national agenda, but at UC Davis Health System, researchers have been contributing provocative and impactful work to improve health care in America for nearly two decades.


Setting standards for pediatric emergency care everywhere

Setting standards for pediatric emergency care everywhere

Nathan Kuppermann is a pioneer in developing research collaborations within the pediatric emergency care community to set standards of care for managing acutely ill and injured children in emergency rooms nationwide.


Community connections: Influencing health and health care through collaboration

Community connections: Influencing health and health care through collaboration

To effectively help people manage their diabetes, nursing leaders must understand more than individuals’ eating habits and glucose levels – they must understand the communities in which the people live and the health systems that serve them.


Articles

Alumni News

On Bioethics: Ben Rich
Ethics, law and public policy of health-care reform

Health-care reform had not been a major focus of American bioethics until the Association of Bioethics Program Directors took it under consideration last year. Consider what a just health-care and injury-compensation system might look like.
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Departments

From the Vice Chancellor

UC Davis Health System continues to increase its prominence in the national dialogue about health and health care through research, education, community engagement and clinical care. Read more


Portraits of giving

Honoring parents through an endowed scholarship

As a student in the late 1970s at the UC Davis School of Medicine, Willard (Will) Dere developed the strong conviction that the patient and his or her welfare always come first. UC Davis’ emphasis on the importance of clinical medicine was critical to his development as a physician and later in his training as an internist and endocrinologist. Read more




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