Redesigning Primary Care Clinic to Address Drivers of Clinician Burnout

Project Goal: To use enhanced support staff roles, team communication tools, and user-oriented electronic medical record systems (EMR) design to improve the clinician experience.

Applying New Technologies to Revolutionize STD Prevention and Control

Project Goal: To decrease the rate of gonorrhea (GC) and chlamydia (CT) in San Francisco, by increasing the proportion of men who have sex with men (MSM) and trans women who are screened for STDs every 3 months, and decreasing the time from diagnosis to treatment, thereby decreasing secondary transmission opportunities. 

Child and Teen Outpatient Psychiatry –Tackling Our Youth Mental Health Crisis

Project Goal: To offer comprehensive and accessible outpatient mental health treatments to the children and families receiving their medical care at UC San Diego Health. 

Improving Operating Room Utilization at a Level I Trauma Center

Project Goal: To increase the number of elective and emergency surgical cases completed daily at a Level I Trauma Center.
 

Integrating Quality & Safety Across Two Children’s Hospitals

Project Goal: To design a strategy to integrate the quality and safety programs at Benioff Children’s Hospital-San Francisco and Benioff Children’s Hospital-Oakland. 

Maximizing Operating Room Availability for Trauma Patients

Project Goal: To maximize operating room (OR) space and decrease OR backlog for adult upper extremity trauma patients.

Primary Care for the Mind: Improving Mental Health Access for Children

Project Goal: 1.To create a program to increase the knowledge and efficacy of UCSF Health Pediatric Network PCPs to diagnose and manage children with mild to moderate ADHD, Depression and Anxiety and to partner in a consultative model of care with Child Psychiatry. 2. Increase access for children with mental health conditions by having PCPs managed mild to moderate conditions and increasing capacity in psychiatry for moderate to severe conditions.

An Ounce of Prevention: The LADHS Journey to Improve Quality through Efficient Patient Outreach and Engagement

Project Goal: To create a more efficient patient outreach process around common healthcare quality goals. This will improve patient experience and increase clinic staff direct patient care and engagement.

Healthforce Alum Recruits Young People to Diversify Health Care Workforce

Jocelyn Freeman Garrick, MD is an emergency department physician who's on a mission to ensure that health care providers reflect the racial and gender diversity of the patients they serve.

Integrated Intensive Care for the Critically Injured

Project Goal: To improve the quality of the intensive care provided to the critically injured trauma patients at Alameda Health Systems through an integrated and multidisciplinary comprehensive approach.