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A peer provider helps a patient with mental health issues

People With Mental Illness Are Finding Work Helping Peers (NPR)

A new NPR story about peer support for people with mental illness in Texas, features Joanne Spetz, Healthforce Center's associate director of research. Peer providers are people with lived experience...
Healthforce Director of Research Joanne Spetz discusses health workforce research at AcademyHealth

Thousands Convene in New Orleans for AcademyHealth Research Meeting

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CHCF Health Care Leadership Program Accepting Applications

Are you a health leader who wants leadership training in California? Time is running out to apply for the CHCF Health Care Leadership Program. Applications are due June 30, 2017. Up to 32 physicians...
Healthforce Center at UCSF celebrates 25 years of leadership in healthcare essential values and skills

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...
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...
future healthcare leaders of america advocate for health care reform

Millennial Healthcare Workers Get Political

Millennials have overtaken Baby Boomers as America’s largest generation, according to the Pew Research Center, but what does it mean for future healthcare leaders of America? Millennials are purpose-...
Fellows  at one of Healthforce Center's health care leadership courses applaud during a leadership training in healthcare session

Making it Through the Wilderness with Leadership Training

By Maile Richardson “Wandering around in the wilderness.” That’s how Teresa Simms, regional director of operations at North County Health Services, described her early experiences as a health care...
future healthcare leaders of america advocate for health care reform

Is Health Care a Right or a Privilege?

A beauty queen's response to a question about health care has highlighted a debate percolating throughout American society: Is health care a right or privilege? Healthforce Center Associate Director...
 Alan Glaseroff, MD, and his wife, Ann Lindsay, MD, are alumni of one of our first leadership development cohorts with the California Health Care Foundation Health Care Leadership Program

Health Care Leadership Program Spurs Transformation in Physician

Healthforce Center’s leadership development programs help leaders navigate change – and improve patient outcomes – through a process of individual transformation. Stanford University Professor Alan...
Home health worker smiles with elderly patients

Severe Shortage of Home Health Workers Could Only Get Worse (Washington Post)

Severe shortages of home health aides and nursing assistants could be detrimental to thousands of patients, according to a recent report by Kaiser Health News, California Healthline and the...