CHCF Fellow Speeds Change with Medical Incubator in Los Angeles

Story source: California Health Care Foundation
By Lisa Zamosky, Health Care Journalist

Dr. Andy Lee knew there was a better way to treat diabetes patients. His new model of care was already succeeding at LAC+USC Medical Center, where he serves as medical director for specialty services. What the doctor didn't know was how much resistance he would face when trying to expand the model to the rest of the county.

My Leadership Philosophy

by Sunita Mutha, MD, FACP

While aggressive strongmen leaders seem to be making a comeback on the world stage, there are alternative approaches to leadership including the one I embody.

After nearly two decades of teaching, mentoring and managing, my leadership style and philosophy have evolved. I now know that leadership can be defined and practiced in many ways. Below are seven tenets about leadership that are true to me and the organization I lead, Healthforce Center at UCSF.

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 leadership development program, funded by a generous grant from Cedars-Sinai, has helped participants like Lozano guide their organizations through a challenging new healthcare landscape. Twenty-seven early-career managers were selected for the training to help strengthen the safety net in Los Angeles.