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A new cohort of the Cedars-Sinai Managing to Leading Program has been chosen!

Announcing the Fourth Cohort of the Cedars-Sinai Managing to Leading Program

By Maile Richardson Thirty mid-level clinicians and administrative staff who work in community health centers and other safety-net organizations in Los Angeles have been selected to participate in...
Golden Gate Bridge and yellow wildflowers.

Healthforce Center: A Collective Force for Health, Equity, and Action

By Sunita Mutha, MD, FACP I always breathe more deeply when the smells of spring begin to fill the air here in San Francisco. But this spring feels extra special, as I see my patients, colleagues,...
Man pondering and looking towards the future.

Reflections on Leadership: Being Intentional About How to Approach What’s Next

By Sunita Mutha, MD, FACP As we look forward from this recent presidential election, there is a lot to celebrate given the huge success of “get out the vote” efforts. However we might feel about the...
Leading Beyond the Crisis: What Leaders Should Know

Leading Beyond the Crisis: What Leaders Should Know

By Sunita Mutha, MD, FACP For nearly three decades Healthforce Center has been training health care leaders at all levels - from emerging to executive levels. Since the beginning of the COVID-19...
Health Care’s Problems Too Big to Handle Alone

Health Care’s Problems Too Big to Handle Alone

By Sunita Mutha, MD, FACP The challenges facing health care are too big for individuals or individual organizations to handle alone. Solving these problems requires collaboration among payors, plans...
Cedars-Sinai Cohort 1

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

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:...
Susan Ehrlich at San Francisco

At the Center of San Francisco's Safety Net, the CEO Leans In

Photo: Susan Ehrlich, MD, MPP, the CEO of Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, presides over one of California’s most important safety-net institutions. Photo by: Josh Edelson Story source: ...
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 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...
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...
importance of leadership in healthcare organizations requires a north star and people to answer why

The Importance of Why

by Healthforce Center at UCSF Director Sunita Mutha, MD, FACP In 2017, health care organizations face great uncertainty about funding for health care and the ability to sustain coverage and access...