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Rural America Faces Major Shortage of Personal Care Aides

­­New research selected by Health Affairs’ Editor in Chief as work that moves the field forward and needs more attention Personal care aides (PCAs) play a vital role in ensuring that people with...
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Community-Based Organizations to Join Reimagined California Improvement Network

By Kathryn Phillips, Associate Director, California Health Care Foundation Photo: Brett Perkinson receives his weekly supply of medically tailored meals delivered from a community-based organization...
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Community Clinic Workers in Los Angeles Now Invited to Build Leadership Skills

Applications for the Cedars-Sinai Managing to Leading program close Friday, March 17 Imagine spending a year with a small cohort of staff from other community clinics achieving personal development...
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Rural Colorado Tries to Fill Health Worker Gaps with Apprenticeships

By Kate Ruder for Kaiser Health News. Reprinted with persmission. GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. — During her 12-hour overnight shift, Brianna Shelton helps residents at BeeHive Homes Assisted Living go to...
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Rural Seniors Reap Health Benefits from What UCSF First-Gen Nursing Program Sows

  By Andrew Schwartz with photography by Elisabeth Fall. Reprinted with permission from the UCSF School of Nursing. The UCSF School of Nursing is partnering with Hartnell College to prepare first-...
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How to Increase Diversity in the Health Care Workforce Now

By Nabiha Siddiqui based on work by Sunita Mutha, Janet Coffman, Susan Chapman, and Rebecca Hargreaves, Healthforce Center at UCSF Photo: From the left: Maryam Alehashem, postdoctoral scholar,...

32 Clinicians Selected for Next Round of CHCF Leadership Program

By Dr. Michelle Schneidermann, director of CHCF’s People-Centered Care Team Thirty-two fellows have been selected for the next round of the CHCF Health Care Leadership Program, which helps clinicians...
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Unanswered Cries: Why California Faces a Shortage of Mental Health Workers

Published by CalMatters 9/08/2022 as part of their series on mental health care. Reprinted with permission. Illustration by Chanelle Nibbelink for CalMatters. The need for therapists, social workers...
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Healthforce Center Welcomes Five Summer Interns to UCSF!

Healthforce Center at UCSF is pleased to welcome five interns this summer! Working with interns is just one way in which Healthforce Center advances health equity by building pipelines of diverse...

Confronting Implicit Bias to Adapt Depression Screening and Treatment

By Vaishnavi Vaidya, MPH, Program Manager, Healthforce Center at UCSF Over the past 20 years, Tennessee has seen immense growth in the Latinx population due to a steady influx of migrant agriculture...