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Experts: California Community College Regional Health Occupations Resource Centers

Regional Health Occupations Resource Centers (RHORC) identify the workforce needs of California's health care delivery systems and develop solutions through a comprehensive problem-solving process that includes assessment and analysis, planning and development, and implementation and evaluation. We...

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Experts: Cal-HOSA

Cal-HOSA is the premier organization for student leaders preparing for careers in the healthcare industry. HOSA is a national student organization endorsed by the U.S. and California Departments of Education and the Association for Career and Technical Education.

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Experts: California Community Colleges Chancellor's Office

Division of Economic Development and Workforce Preparation

The Economic Development and Workforce Preparation Division is responsible for supporting instruction and innovation by providing grants to community colleges, technical assistance, and by the use of various special programs. The Division coordinates the efforts of community colleges to advance California...

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Experts: UCSF Fresno Latino Center for Medical Education and Research

Located in Fresno, the Latino Center for Medical Education and Research is a unit of the UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program. The Center addresses the serious shortage of Latino physicians and other health care professionals in the Central Valley. The mission of the Center is to develop individuals...

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Experts: San Diego Mesa College

As one of the largest and most successful of California's 110 community colleges, and as the largest college in the San Diego Community College District, Mesa College offers a wide and diverse array of courses and programs to prepare students for fields such as health information technology, physical...

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Experts: Orange Coast College

Featuring exceptional facilities and the latest in computer and high-tech equipment, Orange Coast College offers more than 130 academic and career programs, including one of the nation’s largest and most acclaimed public nautical programs. Nearly half the students on campus are enrolled in one of...

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Experts: San Francisco City College

The City College of San Francisco is a large, urban community college offering Associate Degrees as well as non-credit educational experiences to more than 100,000 students each year. Made up of 10 campuses, City College is a place of affordable opportunity for individuals from the San Francisco Bay...

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Experts: American River College

American River College is a public community college granting certificates and associate degrees. Although the college serves people from a variety of geographical areas, it primarily serves the adult residents of the five-county Greater Sacramento region who are capable of benefiting from community...

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Experts: Yuba College

Yuba College offers general education, vocational education, and degree and certificate programs at the lower division level.  The College further offers instruction and related student services in areas which develop basic skills and student success, including developmental education, English-as...

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Reports and Resources: Men of Color in California’s Health Professions Education Programs

UCSF Center for the Health Professions (October 2010)

Latino men are profoundly underrepresented in California’s health professions education programs. Educational attainment for both African American and Latino men is low, at the high school and postsecondary levels. This is a critical issue because a high school degree is the minimum educational requirement...

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Newsroom: Falling Behind: California Community Colleges Unable to Train Enough Allied Health Workers

CalHealthJobs.org (January 28, 2011)

A survey of deans of allied health programs at California community colleges casts new doubts on the state’s ability to produce the health care workers it will need. Among the findings: 72 percent of deans report that allied health training programs are their school’s most sought after, and 97 percent report that those graduates are usually successful in finding employment. Yet only six percent of colleges were able to accept all qualified applicants.

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Reports and Resources: Falling Behind: California Community Colleges Unable to Train Enough Allied Health Workers

CalHealthJobs.org (January 28, 2011)

A survey of deans of allied health programs at California community colleges casts new doubts on the state’s ability to produce the health care workers it will need in coming years. Among the findings: 72 percent of deans report that allied health training programs are their school’s most sought after...

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Resources: Help Wanted: Will Californians Miss Out on a Billion-Dollar Growth Industry

One-Page Fact Sheet

This fact sheet highlights the growing demand for allied health workers in California. It also includes data on California’s capacity to train allied health workers compared to workforce demand projections.

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Resources: Data on Allied Health Training Program Capacity

PowerPoint Slides

These PowerPoint slides highlight various data points on the capacity of allied health training programs, particularly in community colleges, across California. Individual slides can be added to existing presentations. Data sources are included in the slide notes.

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

UCSF Center for the Health Professions (November 9, 2011)

This comprehensive report, sponsored by The California Wellness Foundation, explores the current and future capacity of California's health care workforce to meet the expected increase in demand resulting from expanded insurance coverage under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA...

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Reports and Resources: Healthcare Workforce Clearinghouse

Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development

The Healthcare Workforce Clearinghouse Program was established in 2007 under Senate Bill 139. The Clearinghouse is administrated by the Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development's Healthcare Workforce Development Division to collect, analyze, and publish information on the educational and...

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