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Q&A: Health Care Not Immune to Gender Discrimination

Each day seems to bring a new story of sexual harassment or abuse of power in workplaces across sectors: Government, entertainment and tech. With a glaring physician pay gap, and countless examples...

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...
Community clinic initiative Cedars-Sinai managing to Leading

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 clinics in Los Angeles have been selected to participate in Cedars-Sinai’s Community Clinic Initiative...
ambulances line up in the US health care system

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,...
Fire fighters look out onto Santa Rosa, California after wildfires

Health Leaders Must Plan for the Next Disaster

by Sunita Mutha, MD, FACP I arrived at Lawrence Cook Middle School, an emergency evacuation center in Santa Rosa several days after wildfires devastated communities across Northern California. The...
Home health aide caregiver works with older adult

Why Baby Boomers Need Immigrants (Politico)

Home health aides are in high demand and short supply as baby boomers require additional care, according to Healthforce Associate Director of Research Joanne Spetz, PhD. But, policies that stop...
Woman teaches student at UCSF

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...
Dr. Daniel Lowenstein, Executive Vice Chancellor of UCSF, talks with students

Leadership Training Teaches Valuable Lessons, Says UCSF Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost

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...
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 FoundationBy 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...
CHCF Health Care Leadership Program Fellow speaks to cohort.

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...