Community Health Workers and Promotores

 A female community health worker smiling with a young male patient.

Healthforce Center researchers are examining the emerging role of community health workers in health care and the implications for providing high-quality care to diverse patient populations. 

Publications

Dental Health Aides: Adapting a Community Health Worker Program to Preventive Dental Care

Community health workers (CHWs) are an increasingly important member of the healthcare and public health professions who help build primary care...

Supporting the Integration of Community Health Workers in Whole Person Care Pilots

Community health workers (CHWs) are vital contributors to high quality and equitable health services, particularly to vulnerable populations.

Leveraging the State Budget to Implement California Future Health Workforce Commission Recommendations

This report describes provisions of California’s state budget for fiscal year 2019-2020 that either directly fund the California Future Health...

Supporting the Integration of Community Health Workers into Health Care Teams in California

Community health workers (CHWs) and promotores de salud are playing an increasingly important role in the delivery of high quality and equitable...