UCSF Health Workforce Research Center

Investigator: Joanne Spetz, PhD
Sponsor: U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

Location(s): United States


At Healthforce Center at UCSF, we prepare health care organizations for success by combining a deep understanding of the issues facing their workforce with the leadership skills to drive progress.

Only by bringing together the human ingredients of health care can organizations truly drive positive change. Understanding the dynamics between workforce issues, and the leadership skills required to address them, is a vital step to successfully navigating the health care landscape.

We work with foundations, hospitals, delivery systems, organizations, and individuals to ensure more effective health care delivery and to inform health care policy. 

Our efforts are focused in the core areas of leadership programs and workforce research. We also develop tailored consulting services in leadership training and health workforce research to position our clients for success.