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Cedars-Sinai Cohort 1

Third Cohort of Cedars-Sinai's Community Clinic Initiative, "Managing to Leading," Kicks Off

Date: 
October 7, 2019

Thirty mid-level clinicians, administrators and other non-clinical staff who work in community clinics in Los Angeles have been selected to participate in Cedars-Sinai’s Community Clinic Initiative: Managing to Leading. Administered by Healthforce Center at UCSF, this program equips leaders with the knowledge, skills and confidence to effectively lead change and improve health care in their communities. Over the course of the program they will learn about leading in a time of change, get an in-depth look at the needs of Los Angeles' health care safety net, and focus on related topics in health care.

Cedars-Sinai Community Clinic Initiative: Managing to Leading Program, Cohort 3 (Class of 2019-20)

Nona A. Sanai, Int. Dental Director, To Help Everyone Health and Wellness Centers

Evelyn Abrego, Sr. Human Resources Generalist, Saban Community Clinic

Zelda Adame, Health Center Manager, QueensCare Health Centers

Monica Alvarado, Clinic Supervisor, Eisner Health 

Ana Barrios, Clinic Coordinator, Asian Pacific Health Care Venture

Lisabeth Chiu, Dental Director, Eisner Health

Gilmore Chung, Physician, Venice Family Clinic

Johnny Cross, Disease Intervention Specialist Supervisor, Los Angeles LGBT Center

Marco Dieguez, Clinic Administrator, El Proyecto del Barrio, Inc.

Nancy Elorreaga, Director of Care Coordination, Los Angeles Christian Health Centers

Vianey Gamino-Valencia, Clinic Manager, St. John's Well Child and Family Center 

Alexander Gil, Workforce Manager, Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County

Selene Hernandez, Community Outreach and Education Manager, Westside Family Health Center

Jerrell Hightower, Clinic Manager, St. John’s Well Child and Family Center

Toyin Idehen, Director of Development and Community Engagement, Comprehensive Community Health Centers 

Peter Polyuth Ketsiri, Network Administrator, Watts Healthcare Corporation

Linda Lopez, Health Insurance Enrollment Program, Venice Family Clinic

Aika Makimura, Enrollment Program Coordinator, Asian Pacific Health Care Venture 

Raymond Ople, Health Center Controlled Network Program Director, Community Clinic Association of Los Angeles County

Stephanie Padilla, Member Service Supervisor, Los Angeles Christian Health Centers 

Lillian Pena, Lead Patient Eligibility and Outreach Specialist, Saban Community Clinic 

Josue Portillo, Lead Front Desk, Saban Community Clinic 

Doris Ramirez, Business Services Supervisor, QueensCare Health Centers

Patricia  Reyes, Health Educator, Venice Family Clinic

Guillermina Rivas, Clinic Manager, St. John's Well Child and Family Center

Daisy Salinas, Outreach and Enrollment Manager, QueensCare Health Centers

Cecile Sebrio, Maternal and Child Health Unit Manager, Asian Pacific Health Care Venture

Yanira Valencia, Clinic Administrator, Northeast Valley Health Corporation

Deisy Valenzuela, Clinical Supervisor, Eisner Health

Jesse Wu, Charge Nurse, Los Angeles Christian Health Centers


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