Workforce Expansion and Development

Workforce Expansion and Development

The Health Alliance of Northern California (HANC) participates in the national and statewide goals of improving access to and quality of healthcare for the medically under-served populations of California using academic and community partnerships to improve the supply, distribution, retention, and quality of healthcare workforce. We are involved in many collaborative and training projects to meet the needs of our rural communities.


For mor information on HANC’s rural healthcare workforce initiatives please contact David Lavine at or by calling 310-741-8821.

Workforce Resources:

“The Healthforce Center at UCSF is the leading source for research insights into the evolving healthcare workforce and for pioneering training programs that empower leaders to navigate change.”

“We are excited to welcome you to the Center for a Diverse Healthcare Workforce at the University of California, Davis School of Medicine. Our mission is to lead research focused on recruiting, training, and retaining a diverse healthcare workforce to advance health equity. Our amazing team of faculty, staff and students are conducting research to enhance diversity in the healthcare workforce and its impact on patients, communities and populations.”

“The Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW) improves the health of underserved and vulnerable populations by strengthening the health workforce and connecting skilled professionals to communities in need. BHW prepares a quality, skilled workforce, improves workforce distribution and advances modern healthcare, by focusing on telehealth, rural and underserved populations, and community-based training.”

“The California Future Health Workforce Commission was created to help the state close the gap between the health workforce we have and the workforce we need. The Commission is composed of recognized senior leaders who represent California’s diversity and bring expertise from health, education, employment, labor and government sectors.”

“California‚Äôs Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development (OSHPD) advances safe, quality healthcare environments through innovative and responsive services and information that: Finance emerging need, Ensure safe facilities, Support informed decision, and Cultivate a dynamic workforce”