Category: The Latest

Category: The Latest

Diversifying the Health Care Workforce: Providers & Students Share Stories of Triumph & Struggle
June 7, 2022 The Latest, Workforce Development LPOC Organization

Diversifying the health care workforce is key to achieving health equity. California Health Care Foundation has released a video sharing stories from two providers, a medical student, and a nursing student about the obstacles they have encountered in their training and professions, as well as their ideas for attracting and retaining Black and Latinx people in medicine and nursing.

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New Health Equity Fellowship @ UC Berkeley
May 26, 2022 Fellowship Opportunity, Students, The Latest LPOC Organization

OAKLAND, Calif. (May 19, 2022) – Blue Shield of California today announced it will invest $7 million over five years for a new fellowship program at UC Berkeley School of Public Health to support graduate students from underrepresented communities. The program, which aims to increase diversity among health professionals, will train fellows to leverage data and analytics to improve public health and advance health equity. 

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Affordable Care Act 2.0: The Public Option
May 6, 2022 Events, The Latest LPOC Organization

Join LACMA for a discussion on the Role of a Public Option Health Plan to Achieve Universal Coverage

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ACEs Practice Grants Available
April 6, 2022 ACEs Aware, Funding Opportunity, The Latest LPOC Organization

UCAAN and Population Health Innovation Lab are excited to announce the opening of a new grant RFI. In order to strengthen partnerships to screen for ACEs, the Preventing and Responding to ACE-Associated Health Conditions and Toxic Stress in Clinics through Community Engagement (PRACTICE) grant will award up to 30 grants of up to $1M each to clinical teams mobilizing to prevent, train, screen, and treat ACEs in CA Communities.

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LPOC’s Aguilar-Gaxiola Named to Governor’s Advisory Council on Physical Fitness & Mental Well-Being
February 8, 2022 Newsmakers, The Latest LPOC Organization

Governor Gavin Newsom appointed Dr. Sergio Aguilar-Gaxiola and 14 others to the Governor’s Advisory Council on Physical Fitness and Mental Well-Being, which is tasked with exploring strategies to promote health and wellness among Californians of all ages.

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New CDU 4-Year MD Program Seeking Candidates
January 26, 2022 Careers, The Latest, Workforce Development LPOC Organization

Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science recently announced their new 4-year MD program. CDU is currently seeking candidates for several new positions posted.

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