Researcher of the Month: Sunita Mutha, MD, FACP

Healthforce Center at UCSF Director Sunita Mutha, MD, FACP, was featured in the UCSF Office of Research series, "Researcher of the Month." The article highlights Healthforce's role as the leading research organization producing information and evidence to understand the health care workforce.

By Shelley Wong

CHCF Health Care Leadership Program Announces New Class of Fellows (2018–2020)

Thirty-two clinical leaders have been selected to participate in the California Health Care Foundation’s Health Care Leadership Program to expand their management skills and meet the challenges facing our state’s health care system.

The leadership program is a part-time fellowship that offers clinically trained health care professionals hands-on opportunities to develop the decisionmaking, strategic planning, and executive skills they need to excel as multifaceted leaders.

Six Secrets to Planning a Spectacular Event

by Healthforce leadership staff: Marie Hubbard, Alleysha Mullen and Christina Travlos As leadership staff of Healthforce Center at UCSF, we are constantly thinking about ways to enhance the learning experience for our meeting attendees. Our leadership training seminars take place across the state of California and serve about 1,200 health care professionals. So how do we do it?

Black Female Doctors Represent Only Tiny Fraction of All Doctors Worldwide (The Mercury News)

An alum of our CHCF Health Care Leadership Program was featured in a Mercury News article about the small but growing number of  minority physicians. Female African-American doctors represent about two percent of the nation's 877,616 active physicians. Below is an excerpt from the article:

CHCF Leadership Program is Accepting Apps

Are you a health leader who wants leadership training in California?

Time is running out to apply for the CHCF Health Care Leadership Program. Applications are due June 30, 2017.

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 of the most urgent issues in health care: the opioid crisis.

Her story, which was featured in the California Health Care Foundation blog, chronicles her move from a middle class area of Southern California to rural and impoverished Shasta County, an area heavily impacted by opioid addiction.