Monthly Hot Topic

Going Farther Together

As a graduate of the Center’s RWJF Executive Nurse Fellows Program and faculty in the Center’s Change Agent Program, I am pleased to contribute to this month’s Hot Topic. I am the Director of the new UCSF online degree program, the Master of Science in Healthcare Administration and Interprofessional Leadership (MS-HAIL). The program launched its inaugural cohort in January 2014 with 19 exceptional interprofessional students. Learn More »


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Healing Communication: Enhancing the Patient Experience

As providers, we sometimes need to refocus away from our own busyness and hurriedness and be aware of what the recipients of our communication are seeing. Some feedback we get from patient focus groups and surveys is that patients perceive that the doctor is in a rush and does not have time to hear what they have to say. The goal is to help providers see what the patient is seeing.

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California’s Health Care Workforce: Readiness for the ACA Era

Author: Timothy Bates, Lisel Blash, Susan Chapman, Catherine Dower, Ed O'Neil

REPORT: This report explores the current and future capacity of California’s health care workforce to meet the challenges of implementing the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA).