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Making it Through the Wilderness

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...
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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

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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...