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A Retrospective of 2021 Progress at Healthforce Center

By Sunita Mutha, MD, FACP If 2020 was the year of a collective reckoning on racial injustice across the nation, then 2021 was the year of laser-like focus on how to redouble our efforts to advance...
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Seven Lessons on Cultivating Connections and Staff Engagement

By Renae Waneka, Senior Manager, People & Programs at Healthforce Center With September comes a return to classes at UC San Francisco, and a new cycle of learning begins. Healthforce Center uses...
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You Can’t Just Be Anti-Racist at Work

“Structural racism.” “Institutional racism.” “Societal racism.” These are phrases that we commonly hear today that signal acknowledgement of the breadth and depth with which white supremacy maintains...
California’s first-ever Surgeon General, Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, spoke to the alumni of the California Health Care Foundation’s (CHCF) Health Care Leadership program.

How Adverse Childhood Experiences Shape Health Care: In Conversation with Dr. Nadine Burke Harris

By Sunita Mutha, MD, FACP On September 24, the state of California’s first-ever Surgeon General, Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, spoke to the alumni of the California Health Care Foundation’s (CHCF) Health...
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The Equitable Future We Need

By Sunita Mutha, MD, FACP While I usually use this space to talk about leadership and increasing capacity in health care, now is not the time for that. Now is the time to talk about the despair and...
A Road Map for CIN in 2020-21

A Road Map for CIN in 2020-21

The California Improvement Network (CIN) is a learning and action network that aims to advance the Quadruple Aim by identifying and spreading better ideas for care delivery. The network is fueled by...
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Second Cohort of Cedars-Sinai's Community Clinic Initiative Managing to Leading Kicks Off

Thirty-one mid-level clinicians, administrators, and other non-clinical staff who work in health clinics in Los Angeles have been selected to participate in Cedars-Sinai’s Community Clinic Initiative...
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...