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Community paramedic prepares for a patient

Community Paramedicine Project Shows Early Success

An independent study by Healthforce Center at UCSF has shown that  California’s community paramedicine pilot projects have improved patient wellbeing and generated savings for insurers and hospitals...
Pills are displayed on a hand

Health Leader Takes on Opioid Crisis

Candy Stockton, MD, a fellow in our 15th cohort of the CHCF Health Care Leadership Program, uses the lessons learned and network of colleagues from our leadership development program to address one...
Healthforce Center at UCSF Director Sunita Mutha speaks at a Clinic Leadership Institute seminar

Executive Leadership Program Announces New Cohort

We're proud to introduce future health care leaders of America, the 6th cohort of the Clinic Leadership Institute's (CLI) New Executive Transitions program (nEXt). Recognized for their commitment to...
Children receive care demonstrating impact of the affordable care act

Families Wary of Enrolling Undocumented Kids in Medi-Cal (KPCC)

Although California law allows children under 19 to access Medi-Cal regardless of their immigration status, many parents are pulling them from the program due to fear of deportation, according to a...
Health care professionals take to the streets to voice their opinion on new policy developments in health care.

Healthcare Leaders and Activism: A Conversation with Perri Morgan of Duke

Perri Morgan, PhD, PA-C, is professor and the director of research in the Physician Assistant Division in the Department of Community and Family Medicine at Duke University Medical Center. She is a...
A primary care provider performing an assessment on a young patient.

The Affordable Care Act’s Bipartisan Support

by Igor Geyn The Affordable Care Act is personal for me. As a young adult under the age of 26, ACA allows me to stay on my parents' insurance plan. Though I've been lucky to avoid costly medical...

Innovators Aim to Make California the Healthiest State

Could California become the healthiest state in the nation by 2022? That is the goal of Let’s Get Healthy California, a public-private initiative started in 2012 with the purpose of advancing the...
A registered nurse at UCSF Medical Center holds medications in a nursing station.

Why is Nursing Leadership and Management Important?

As the health care system continues to undergo rapid change, the nature of nurses’ roles are changing as well, according to Healthforce faculty research. As the largest licensed health professional...
A team of doctors walks the halls of UCSF

Foreign-born Clinicians Essential to Underserved Populations

by Igor Geyn, Healthforce Center Research Analyst As a first-generation immigrant and political refugee from Russia, I understand the impact of federal policy on individual lives first-hand. While...

ACA Repeal and Replace: Where Do We Stand?

by Healthforce Center Senior Manager of Strategic Initiatives Rebecca Hargreaves Information overload or not enough information? These days it feels like both. Each morning brings a fresh news cycle...