CHCF Health Care Leadership Program Fellow Andy Lee at his medical incubator in Los Angeles

CHCF Fellow Speeds Change with Medical Incubator in Los Angeles

Story source: California Health Care FoundationBy Lisa Zamosky, Health Care Journalist Dr. Andy Lee knew there was a better way to treat diabetes patients. His new model of care was already...
CHCF Health Care Leadership Program Fellow speaks to cohort.

Meet the New Class of CHCF Health Care Leadership Program Fellows

Thirty-two clinical leaders have been selected to participate in the California Health Care Foundation's Health Care Leadership Program to expand their management skills and meet the challenges...
UCSF Primary Care Physician works with patient

Media Roundup: Primary Care Physician Shortage Looms in California

In August, Healthforce Center released the second in a series of three reports on primary care in California, which projected a statewide primary care clinician shortfall in the next 15 years, with...

California Demand for Primary Care Providers to Exceed Supply by 2030

UCSF Report Shows Potential Shortfall of 4,700 Clinicians as Soon as 2025 California is expected to face a statewide shortfall of primary care providers in the next 15 years, with acute shortages in...

Nurses Association Fights for Policy Change (STAT)

By Maile Richardson A new story by STAT turned to Joanne Spetz, Healthforce Center's associate director of research, for her take on the California Nurses Association (CNA)’s long tradition of...
Thelma Rodriguez shares her motivation for working in a community health center, her insights about our program and advice for potential applicants.

Q&A: Community Clinic Initiative Touches Many Lives

Healthforce Center recently spoke with Thelma Rodriguez who is the clinic manager at Belmont Wellness Center- Asian Pacific Health Care Venture, Inc. and an alum of the Cedars-Sinai Managing to...
Healthforce Center at UCSF Director discusses transformational leadership in healthcare

My Leadership Philosophy

by Sunita Mutha, MD, FACP After nearly two decades of teaching, mentoring and managing, my leadership style and philosophy have evolved. I now know that leadership can be defined and practiced in...
Nursing leaders examine a patient file

Restrictive Policies (and Politics) Impede Nurses, Fail Patients

Healthforce Center Associate Director of Research Joanne Spetz, PhD, was interviewed for a nursing website (onlinefnpprograms.com) about her research on policies, politics and nursing practice that...
Community health worker Walter Lopez

Community Health Worker Joins Movement

by Jackie Miller As a community health worker (CHW) at Care Connections Program in Los Angeles County, Walfred Lopez acts as a liaison between patients and medical professionals to help people find...
A peer provider helps a patient with mental health issues

People With Mental Illness Are Finding Work Helping Peers (NPR)

A new NPR story about peer support for people with mental illness in Texas, features Joanne Spetz, Healthforce Center's associate director of research. Peer providers are people with lived experience...