External Education Resources

Recommended external education resources at no cost to UCSF


Advisory Board

Actionable insights, strategies, and tools designed to support health care leaders at all levels across the healthcare ecosystem. Areas of focus include clinical quality, healthcare workforce, patient and consumer experience, philanthropy, cost of care and more.

If you are new to the Advisory Board toolbox, register to access materials at no cost via:

  1. Visit https://www.advisory.com/
  2. Click "Create an account" at the top right of the webpage
  3. Enter your name and UCSF email address to confirm your free subscription
  4. Create a password
  5. Follow the instructions sent to your email

Gallup Access

Employee Engagement resource for the UCSF Gallup Staff Employee Engagement Survey and Clifton Strengths articles, learning modules and tools. For helpful guides, recommended learning and action plan updates at UCSF, visit DevLearning.ucsf.edu/gallup. UCSF also offers Strengths discovery workshop for teams.

Gartner's Manager and Employee Development Toolbox

e-Courses, articles, and webinars accessible to UCSF staff.

If you are new to the Gartner toolbox, register to access materials at no cost via:

  1. Visit https://www.gartner.com/account/register 
  2. Enter your UCSF email address to confirm your subscription
  3. Complete requested information
  4. Follow the instructions sent to your email

Journal Articles - EBSCO Business 

Take advantage of UCSF Library's subscription to EBSCO Business via search page at:

  1. Visit the EBSCO website
  2. In the opened page, select and click on the service: Business Searching Interface
  3. Enter your search criteria

LGBTQIA+ Patient Centered Care Training - HRC HEI

The National LGBTQIA+ Health Education Center (HEC) and Affiliates Risk Management Services (ARMS) Center for Affiliated Learning (CAL) provide Continuing Medical Education (CME) accredited online, on-demand eCourses and recorded webinars on patient care regarding sexual orientation and gender identity, including intersex and transgender -inclusive healthcare, covering both basic and specialized topics (such as behavioral health, PrEP/HIV/STIs and reproductive health, and trans youth). Make sure to register before viewing content using your UCSF email addressHEI Facility ID "55831,and Security Keyword "HRC" -- this helps UCSF maintain Healthcare Equality Index status as a leader in promoting inclusive care:

UCSF resources for LGBTQIA+ training:

Patient and Family Experience: Communications Skills Offerings

UCSF Health is committed to an environment of excellence where all employees feel valued and inspired, physicians believe that their patients are receiving the best care available, and patients feel the quality of their care and service is excellent. How we communicate with our patients and each other is vital to a successful experience. UCSF Health Experience offers and supports various communication skill development opportunities throughout the organization to help us achieve excellence.

UCSF Wellness Hub

Web portal dedicated to stimulating and supporting comprehensive wellness programs and resources designed to promote Career, Emotional, Physical, Social, Environmental, and Financial well-being.