December 20, 2018

A message from the PHC President and CEO: Looking ahead to 2019

I am honored and pleased to join Physicians for a Health California as its President and CEO. Following a rebranded name and image that is more descriptive of our mission and focus, PHC has reinvigorated its commitment to its three priorities of community health, health equity and diversifying the physician workforce.

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December 13, 2018

PHC announces new CalMedForce GME grant program; Application now open

The fiscal year 2018-19 budget via Proposition 56 includes an allocation of $40 million from Proposition 56 to the University of California to sustain, retain, and expand California residency positions in primary care and emergency medicine. PHC will be administering the program on behalf of the University of California.

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December 12, 2018

PHC awards new medical student grants

PHC is pleased to continue its long-standing tradition of funding medical students’ initiatives to support community health. More specifically, our Medical Student Community Leadership Grant Program funds medical student initiatives to support health-related educational, advocacy, community service and outreach programs.

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November 29, 2018

PHC to administer $220M loan repayment program

Proposition 56 also provides a one-time allocation of $220 million for state loan repayment programs to incentivize providers to increase their Medi-Cal patient population. PHC will be administering the program on behalf of the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS).

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November 20, 2018

PHC conducting study on female physician wellness

With the generous support of The Physicians Foundation, PHC is conducting a research study on physician well-being focused on diverse female physicians. To that end, PHC has received more than 800 responses from diverse female physicians to our electronic survey!

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September 17, 2018

NEPO holds 16th annual summit in Pasadena

The Network of Ethnic Physician Organizations (NEPO) held its 16th annual summit on September 14 – 15, 2018, in Pasadena. NEPO mobilizes more than 53 ethnic physician organizations across to the state to support physician-led efforts to address health disparities in underserved communities.

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