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Innovative Community Health Workforce Strategies

February 19 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

C-TAC is convening this Regional Research Forum at University of Southern California’s (USC) Andrus Gerontology Center in collaboration with America’s Physician Groups (APG) to present PCORI-funded research studies that have the potential to significantly improve workforce development and create actionable strategies. The Forum’s aim is to place these PCORI projects in the hands of implementers – health system leaders, faith leaders, providers, payers, community and state organizations, and others – who can use the PCORI research findings to implement systemic changes to improve the community health workforce.


Opening Remarks:

Amy Nguyen Howell, MD, Chief Medical Officer, America’s Physician Groups

Judy Thomas, Chief Executive Officer, Coalition for Compassionate Care of California


Speakers & Presentations

Bowen Chung, MD, MSHS, Associate Professor-in-Residence in the Department of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA

Felica Jones, Executive Director, Healthy African American Families II (HAAF)
Comparing Long-Term Outcomes of Two Collaborative Care Approaches for People with Depression

Clarissa Hsu, PhD, Assistant Investigator, Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute
Adding a New Role at Clinics to Help Patients Access Community Resources

Richard W. Grant, MD, MPH, Kaiser Permanente Division of Research
Designing and Testing a Visit Planner to Help Patients Address Their Top Concerns during Healthcare Visits

Speaker presentations will be followed by an audience Q&A and a short networking reception.


February 19
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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University of Southern California (USC) Andrus Gerontology Center Room 224
3715 McClintock Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90089 United States
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