Healthforce Center Leadership

UCSF Laurel Heights

Our experienced management team is nationally recognized for its extensive knowledge of the health care environment, research landscape, and leadership training in both the public and private sectors. At Healthforce Center, we have assembled a broad team of researchers and leadership experts (below) with a diversity of perspectives and experiences to provide the research and training solutions you need.

A National Center for Healthcare Leadership

Health care organizations need effective leaders and rigorous, unbiased research to successfully navigate this ever-changing health care landscape. Located at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), the leading university dedicated to advancing health worldwide, Healthforce Center is specifically equipped to transform health care leaders and provide essential research insights about the US health care system.

Our Director

Photo of Dr. Sunita Mutha.

Sunita Mutha, MD, FACP

Healthforce Center at UCSF

Dr. Sunita Mutha is the director of Healthforce Center at UCSF. Her scholarly work has focused on overcoming language barriers in health, cultural competence training for clinicians, and improvement interventions to reduce disparities in care.

Leadership Team

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Elizabeth Mertz, PhD

Associate Director of Research
Healthforce Center at UCSF

Rebecca Hargreaves

Rebecca Hargreaves, MPP

Deputy Director
Healthforce Center at UCSF