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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...
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Celebrating our Achievements: CIN Advanced Racial Health Equity and More

The California Improvement Network (CIN), a project of the California Health Care Foundation that is managed by Healthforce Center at UCSF, is a community of health care professionals that has been...
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Meet the Fifth Cohort of the Cedars-Sinai Managing to Leading Program

Thirty-two mid-level clinicians and administrative staff who work in community health centers and other safety-net organizations in Los Angeles have been selected to participate in the fifth cohort...
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Workshop – Confronting Racism Denial: Tools for Naming Racism and Moving to Action

Racism is a major driver of health inequities in the United States. For most of our 30 years, Healthforce Center at UCSF has been working to advance health equity by building pipelines of diverse...
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Webinar: Enabling Dental Therapy Practice to Improve Access to Oral Health Services

For two decades, the US Surgeon General has highlighted large gaps in access to oral care and the “silent epidemic” of dental disease. More than 30% of the US population has difficulty accessing care...

Supporting Access and Equity in Primary Care Through New Payment Models

This panel discusses how Californians can work together to realize a future vision for primary care that addresses the issues of unequal access and disparities in health outcomes. The recent National...
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What's on Tap in 2022: Next Steps for Transforming Health Care

By Sunita Mutha, MD, FACP, Director of Healthforce Center In my last post, I promised to share what Healthforce Center is excited to focus on in 2022 as we celebrate our 30th anniversary. For three...
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Apply Now for Leadership Program for Los Angeles Clinics

Community health centers and clinics are critical providers of health care access for uninsured and underserved populations and are central to advancing health equity. To improve care delivery,...