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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...

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...

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...

Thirty-two Clinicians Selected for CHCF Health Care Leadership Program

Thirty-two clinicians throughout the state of California have been chosen to participate in the California Health Care Foundation Health Care Leadership Program, which equips participants with the...

Expanding Training to Properly Staff Hospital-based Palliative Care Programs – A Clear Need, Unmet

By Healthforce Center Associate Director of Research Joanne Spetz and Center to Advance Palliative Care Director Diane E. Meier Background Palliative care provides patients with serious illness with...

Media Roundup: US Hospital Palliative-care Teams Suffer Staffing Gaps

Reuters Health, Beckers Health, Managed Care News and FierceHealthcare covered research conducted by Healthforce Center faculty about the shortage of paid palliative-care teams available to help...

How Clinic Leadership Institute Gave One Woman the Skills and Confidence to Step Up

When opportunity knocks, sometimes you need a little encouragement to open the door. Lucinda Bazile, who graduated from Healthforce Center’s Clinic Leadership Institute in 2009, credits the coaching...