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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...

How Leadership Training Gave One Woman the 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...

The Future of Community Health Workers

by Rebecca Hargreaves, Senior Manager, Strategic Initiatives, Healthforce Center at UCSF Last month I had the pleasure of spending the day with more than 60 people from across various health care and...

Q&A: The Hidden Health Workforce

They diagnose diseases, take care of older adults in their homes, help people control chronic illnesses and so much more. Yet, allied health workers, who make up more than 60 percent of the health...

How One Woman Learned to Lean In

At the age of 38, Bettina Lewis was promoted to chief operations officer at Los Angeles Christian Health Center, which serves more than 9,000 patients per year.  At first, Bettina lacked the ...

6 Steps to Reduce Burnout

By Sunita Mutha, MD, FACP, Director of Healthforce Center As a physician, professor of medicine, and head of Healthforce Center at UCSF, I spend most of the year thinking about the health and...

5 Ways to Reduce Costs and Achieve Better Outcomes

by Kevin Rodondi, PharmD How can clinicians manage costs without losing sight of patient outcomes? One common sense method involves talking to patients, understanding their challenges and involving...

One Physician's Leadership Journey

A California Health Care Foundation (CHCF) article featuring Geoffrey Leung, MD, EdM, describes the transformative experience he's had with our CHCF Health Care Leadership Program. An ambulatory...

Healthforce faculty receive new investigator, mentorship awards

The leading forum on health services research, the AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting, takes place June 26-28 in Boston, and Healthforce Center faculty will take center stage with awards,...