Four Reasons Why Organizations Need to Invest in Developing Leaders

By Marie Hubbard, Senior Program Manager and Sunita Mutha, Director

Pictured: The 14th cohort of the CHCF Health Care Leadership Program in 2016 (photo credit: Noah Berger)

 

Leadership Training Accrues Myriad Benefits to Employer Organizations: M2L Evaluation

By Jessica Thacher, MPH and Caron Lee, MS

Pictured: M2L cohort 6 at a program seminar in May 2023 (photo credit: Noah Berger).

In 2023 Cedars-Sinai’s Community Benefit Giving Office commissioned Jess Thacher Consulting to evaluate the Managing to Leading (M2L) program that is administered by Healthforce Center at UCSF. This is an abridged summary of the evaluation’s impact and participant success findings.

Emerging Leaders Give Me Hope for Health Equity in California

By Marie Hubbard, Senior Program Manager, Healthforce Center at UCSF

Pictured above: Marie Hubbard (seated in maroon cardigan) joins a group photo of M2L cohort 5 at their graduation in May 2023. (photo credit: Noah Berger)

Applications due Friday, March 15, 2024 for the next M2L cohort!

Empowering 32 More Future Health Care Leaders

By Dr. Michelle Schneidermann, director of the California Health Care Foundation’s People-Centered Care Team

Pictured above: The 32 members of cohort 23 of the CHCF Health Care Leadership Program at their first seminar together in December 2023 (photo credit: Melissa Lucas).

Planning for the Inevitable: Succession Planning for Senior Leaders

Succession planning is an often-neglected undertaking. It can be challenging to prioritize this essential task when teams are consumed with day-to-day operations. Some leaders struggle to face the possibility of a transition and delay thinking about the inevitable. Similarly, others may not want to dig into what a leadership transition might mean for the organization, or to them personally. Change is hard. Ambiguity and uncertainty can be scary. Yet, developing a succession plan is vital to an organization’s resiliency and continued ability to provide services and advance its mission.

Introducing the New Cohort of the Managing to Leading Program

Healthforce Center at UCSF is pleased to announce the sixth cohort of the Cedars-Sinai’s Community Clinic Initiative: Managing to Leading (M2L) program. Funded by Cedars-Sinai and administered by Healthforce Center, this program develops emerging leaders to foster the knowledge, skills, and confidence to effectively lead change and improve health care delivery.

Community Clinic Workers in Los Angeles Now Invited to Build Leadership Skills

Applications for the Cedars-Sinai Managing to Leading program close Friday, March 17

Imagine spending a year with a small cohort of staff from other community clinics achieving personal development goals, learning how to improve health care delivery, receiving coaching on communication and leadership skills, and connecting with a network of peers in Los Angeles – all free of cost.

32 Clinicians Selected for Next Round of CHCF Leadership Program

By Dr. Michelle Schneidermann, director of CHCF’s People-Centered Care Team

Thirty-two fellows have been selected for the next round of the CHCF Health Care Leadership Program, which helps clinicians develop and disseminate techniques to improve the operations of California’s safety-net institutions and the state’s overall health care system.

Healthforce Center Welcomes Five Summer Interns to UCSF!

Healthforce Center at UCSF is pleased to welcome five interns this summer! Working with interns is just one way in which Healthforce Center advances health equity by building pipelines of diverse health clinicians, researchers, and leaders. Internships such as these provides an opportunity for people from under-represented communities to learn about and contribute to health care as they explore the next steps in their careers.

Meet the Fifth Cohort of the Cedars-Sinai Managing to Leading Program

Thirty-two mid-level clinicians and administrative staff who work in community health centers and other safety-net organizations in Los Angeles have been selected to participate in the fifth cohort of the Cedars-Sinai’s Community Clinic Initiative: Managing to Leading (M2L) program. Funded by Cedars-Sinai and administered by Healthforce Center at UCSF, this program develops promising staff with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to effectively lead change and improve health care delivery.