Evidence to Practice: Renowned Health Care Expert Speaks at UCSF

Changing the health care system isn’t easy – that’s one of the many lessons Mary D. Naylor, PhD, RN, FAAN has learned after decades of work aimed at improving the quality of care. But, she’s not...

The Center for The Health Professions at UCSF Announces Name Change

New Name Better Reflects Mission of Helping Health Organizations Drive Progress The Center for the Health Professions at UCSF announced today that the organization will change its name to Healthforce...

Supreme Court Union Ruling Could Have Significant Effect on Health Care System

  If the U.S. Supreme Court removes the requirement for public employees to pay "fair share service fees," the long-term ramifications could significantly change the health care delivery system,...

Introducing Healthforce Center at UCSF

UCSF's student newspaper Synapse covered Healthforce Center's identity and website launch:  On Thursday, Jan. 28, the Center for the Health Professions at UCSF will officially have a new name:...

Health Reform May Change Workers' Roles

Occupation growth is expected among registered nurses, counselors, social workers, medical assistants and possibly licensed vocational nurses, according to a study released by Healthforce Center...

Affordable Care Act Will Spur California Health Care Workforce to Develop New Skills

Contact: Jennifer O'Brien, Assistant Vice Chancellor/Public Affairs, (415) 502-6397,  [email protected] SAN FRANCISCO—The Affordable Care Act (ACA)'s largest effects will be seen in workplace...

CLI Emerging Leaders alum and AltaMed Health Services featured in Covered California campaign

The head of California’s health insurance exchange toured Los Angeles by bus, seeking to publicize the Affordable Care Act’s potential benefits among Southern Californians, many of them Latino, who...

Major NIH Grant Awarded to Healthforce Center Faculty

Healthforce Center Faculty Elizabeth Mertz has been awarded a $4.8 million dollar grant aimed at improving dental care quality and outcomes through evidence-based prevention and treatment. Read more...

Fixing Denti-Cal for California’s kids (opinion piece)

Dr. Richard Pan, California State Senator and CHCF Health Care Leadership Program alumnus, discusses dental care for children.

Meeting nursing supply challenges in the state of Illinois

Healthforce Center Faculty Joanne Spetz weighs in on nurse supply and demand issues for the state of Illinois. Read about the retiring workforce and increased demands from the Baby Boomers.