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Finding a Doctor is an Ordeal for Many San Diegans (inewsource)

Healthforce Center Faculty Member Janet Coffman was quoted in inewsource for her research on the shortage of doctors willing to treat Medi-Cal beneficiaries. In particular, Medi-Cal patients who live...

Clinics Plan for Uncertain Future (KPCC)

Julie Hudman, CEO of Saban Community Clinic and one of our leadership alumni, spoke about clinics' uncertain future on Los Angeles national public radio station KPCC.  "A lot of the folks that we see...

Community Clinic Initiative Teaches Life-long Lessons

Leticia Lozano, LVN, the Health Center Manager at the Achievable Foundation, completed Cedars-Sinai Community Clinic Initiative: Managing to Leading Program in November. This intensive year-long...

Nine Tips for Safety Net Providers in a New Political Reality

For those who work in the safety net the future may feel uncertain, especially in this new political landscape. The stakes are high: Although the future of the Affordable Care Act is uncertain and...

Response to Trump’s Health and Human Services Secretary Appointment

By Joanne Spetz, PhD, Associate Director of Research, Healthforce Center at UCSF Tom Price, MD, has a deep knowledge of the health care system, from both his clinical background as an orthopedist and...

Healthforce Center in the News

Our research faculty and leadership alumni have been featured on NPR, Kaiser Health News, CBS Los Angeles and more for their expertise and experience working to solve some of the most pressing...

Post-election Q&A: What Now?

While the future of health care in this country is unclear and may be for some time, Healthforce Center at UCSF’s health policy experts can tell you what they know now, in addition to the best ways...

Leadership Alum Wins Humanitarian Award

Vincent Nguyen, DO, CMD, who graduated from our California Health Care Foundation Leadership Program in September, has won the 2016 Senior Care Hero Humanitarian Award. Nguyen serves as program...

Paper Wins Excellence in Education Award

A paper co-authored by Healthforce Center faculty Joanne Spetz, will receive the 2016 Nursing Outlook Excellence in Education Award this month. In spite of recommendations from the American...

Shift Focus From Fear to Opportunity This Election

by Healthforce Center at UCSF Director Sunita Mutha, MD, FACP As we get ready to elect a new president, discussions around job creation should focus on one of the fastest growing sectors of our...