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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...
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Health Care Systems 101: How Does the US Compare with Other Countries?

by Jackie Miller Open enrollment season is now upon us, and this year’s associated changes and confusion demonstrate Americans’ and lawmakers’ wide-ranging opinions on health care policy. Recently,...
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Healthforce Center to Manage Quality Improvement Network

The California Health Care Foundation (CHCF) has selected Healthforce Center at UCSF to serve as the program office for the California Improvement Network (CIN). Established in 2005, CIN is a project...
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Leadership Training Teaches Valuable Lessons

Dan Lowenstein, MD, UCSF’s executive vice chancellor and provost, has served in many leadership roles including director of the UCSF Epilepsy Center, dean of medical education at Harvard Medical...
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CHCF Fellow Speeds Change with Medical Incubator in Los Angeles

Story source: California Health Care Foundation By 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...
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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...
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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...

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...
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...
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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...