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Healthforce Center Welcomes Five Summer Interns to UCSF!

Healthforce Center at UCSF is pleased to welcome five interns this summer! Working with interns is just one way in which Healthforce Center advances health equity by building pipelines of diverse...
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Meet the Fifth Cohort of the Cedars-Sinai Managing to Leading Program

Thirty-two 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 the fifth cohort...
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A Retrospective of 2021 Progress at Healthforce Center

By Sunita Mutha, MD, FACP, Director of Healthforce Center 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...
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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...
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

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 Cedars-Sinai’s...
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Reflections on Leadership: Being Intentional About How to Approach What’s Next

By Sunita Mutha, MD, FACP, Director of Healthforce Center 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....
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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Leading Beyond the Crisis: What Leaders Should Know

By Sunita Mutha, MD, FACP, Director of Healthforce Center For nearly three decades Healthforce Center has been training health care leaders at all levels — from emerging to executive levels. Since...
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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...