Public Health

The public health workforce encompasses a broad range of settings and roles, and our team of researchers is working to define and understand this diverse group of health professionals. 

Publications

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...

Envisioning an Ideal Health Workforce Data System for California

Seven million Californians, the majority of them Latino, African American, and Native American, live in areas experiencing shortfalls of primary...

Introduction to Special Issue: The Workforce for Seriously Ill Older Adults in the Community

In May 2018, 40 leaders and scholars from universities, delivery organizations, professional associations, advocacy groups, government agencies,...

Consensus-Based Recommendations for an Adequate Workforce to Care for People with Serious Illness

The lack of an adequately prepared workforce is a critical barrier to delivering high-quality community-based care for individuals living with...

Fundamental Concepts for Managing Risk and Understanding the Total Cost of Care

This resource is designed to serve as a primer for anyone interested in gaining a better understanding of health payment models in California and...