Janet Coffman, PhD, MA, MPP

Healthforce Center at UCSF

Dr. Janet M. Coffman is faculty at Healthforce Center at the UCSF. In addition, she is on the faculty of the Department of Family and Community Medicine and Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies. She previously worked for UC Berkeley, the US Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs, and the San Francisco Department of Public Health.

Dr. Coffman is a health services researcher who has made important contributions to health workforce policy in California and the US. She has authored numerous articles and reports on supply and demand for health care workers, geographic maldistribution, and strategies for improving racial/ethnic diversity among health professionals. Dr. Coffman’s other research interests include health care reform, access to care for vulnerable populations, and innovations in management of chronic illnesses. 

Dr. Coffman received a PhD in health services and policy analysis, as well as a Master’s Degree in public policy from UC Berkeley. 

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