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Jason Flatt is especially interested in exploring different models of health care and workforce-related issues for dementia care.

New Faculty Member Jason Flatt Brings Fresh Ideas

by Maile Richardson Recently, Jason Flatt, PhD, MPH joined Healthforce Center’s faculty.  He wears many hats at UCSF as an assistant professor in the Institute for Health and Aging, department of...
Medical lab technicians examine a health test

Victory: Governor Brown Signs Bill Expanding Scope of Practice for Medical Lab Technicians (MLTs)

Last week, California Governor Jerry Brown signed Assembly Bill 2281 into law, which expands MLT scope of practice. The new law’s provisions were informed by Healthforce Center at UCSF research and...
People help each other up a mountain

How One Man’s Road to Recovery Has Helped Others with Mental Illness

By Lisel Blash, MPA After losing his job in the corporate sector, Josh was homeless and in and out of jail for several years. “Until I had my diagnosis; I thought everyone heard voices,” he said. The...

Closing the Looming Health Care Talent Gap (SHRM)

The United States may not be producing enough qualified doctors, nurses, specialists and health care workers to meet patients' needs, according to a body of Healthforce Center at UCSF research and a...
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...
Healthforce Director of Research Joanne Spetz discusses health workforce research at AcademyHealth

Thousands Convene in New Orleans for AcademyHealth Research Meeting

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Healthforce Center at UCSF celebrates 25 years of leadership in healthcare essential values and skills

Healthforce Center Celebrates 25 Years of Transforming Health Care

For 25 years Healthforce Center at UCSF has been developing leaders, disseminating policy-driven research and helping health care professionals across the country navigate change. In 2017, navigating...