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What's on Tap in 2022: Next Steps for Transforming Health Care

By Sunita Mutha, MD, FACP, Director of Healthforce Center In my last post, I promised to share what Healthforce Center is excited to focus on in 2022 as we celebrate our 30th anniversary. For three...
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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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Healthforce Center: A Collective Force for Health, Equity, and Action

By Sunita Mutha, MD, FACP, Director of Healthforce Center 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...
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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....
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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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Health Care’s Problems Too Big to Handle Alone

By Sunita Mutha, MD, FACP, Director of Healthforce Center The challenges facing health care are too big for individuals or individual organizations to handle alone. Solving these problems requires...
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Six Solutions to Meet California’s Health Care Needs 

California faces serious shortages in its health workforce, which makes it difficult for too many people to access the care they need. For example, in the next decade, California will face a...
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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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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...
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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...