Students of AHS HealthPATH

Meet Cathya Mendoza. Cathya attends Holy Names University in Oakland and is a student in Alameda Health System's (AHS) HealthPATH program. HealthPATH is a workforce development initiative of AHS that prepares youth and young adults for healthcare careers. "We are all fighting for our future. Programs like HEAL set students on the path without the need for money. [...]

2018-06-26T18:21:18+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

Students of AHS HealthPATH

Meet Lesly Guerra. Lesly attends MetWest High School in Oakland and is a student in Alameda Health System's (AHS) HealthPATH program. HealthPATH is a workforce development initiative of AHS that prepares youth and young adults for healthcare careers. “I’m a baby person. I love babies. When I was younger, I would go with my mother to her doctor [...]

2018-06-26T18:18:04+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

Students of AHS HealthPATH

Meet Na'kyla Bosworth. Na'kyla attends Oakland Tech High School in Oakland and is a student in Alameda Health System's (AHS) HealthPATH program. HealthPATH is a workforce development initiative of AHS that prepares youth and young adults for healthcare careers. "I am a strong voice, speaking out and not sugar-coating things. I have a lot of family that have been murdered [...]

2018-06-26T17:58:52+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

Students of AHS HealthPATH

Meet Alejandro Dethlefsen. Alejandro attends MetWest High School in Oakland and is a student in Alameda Health System's (AHS) HealthPATH program. HealthPATH is a workforce development initiative of AHS that prepares youth and young adults for healthcare careers. "It’s really different how humble it makes you, and more human because you were actually there instead of reading about [...]

2018-06-26T17:52:56+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

Students of AHS HealthPATH

Meet Carlos Reales. Carlos attends Castlemont High School in Oakland and is a student in Alameda Health System's (AHS) HealthPATH program. HealthPATH is a workforce development initiative of AHS that prepares youth and young adults for healthcare careers. "I want to be a doctor. I got into health care to help my grandmother—she has type 2 diabetes. [...]

2018-06-26T17:44:03+00:00 April 26th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

April 28 is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Alameda Health System has partnered with MED-Project, an organization dedicated to medication education and disposal, to bring medication disposal kiosks Alameda, Highland and San Leandro Hospitals. “We’re really excited to be able to provide this type of service to the community,” said Diana Thamrin, PharmD, and [...]

2018-04-25T14:49:23+00:00 April 25th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

Good Karma

Having a robust volunteer program is just one of the ways Alameda Health System is transforming healthcare. It gives AHS a chance to cultivate the young minds of the future and build a deeper connection with the community. AHS has volunteers of all ages but the majority of them are students on a path towards [...]

2018-04-17T22:55:51+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

HealthPATH Opens Simulation Center

On Tuesday, April 10, HealthPATH will have a grand opening for its Health Professions Training and Education Center also referred to as a simulation center. “The simulation center is intended to provide a hands-on learning environment for HealthPATH’s pipeline programs and be an educational tool for all of Alameda Health System,” said Jessica Pitt, PhD, [...]

2018-04-05T15:57:40+00:00 April 5th, 2018|Categories: Featured, Latest News From AHS|

AHS CMO Recognized by Becker’s Hospital Review

Originally published in Becker's Hospital Review. Our very own Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Ghassan Jamaleddine, M.D., was recognized in Becker’s Hospital Review (BHR), “2018 Hospital & Health System CMOs to Know.” This list features national physician leaders dedicated to strengthening their organizations through physician leadership development, patient safety initiatives and quality improvement. According to [...]

2018-06-21T17:25:07+00:00 March 28th, 2018|Categories: AHS In The News, Featured|

Opinion: Gun Violence is a Serious Health Issue for Certain Bay Area Students

Originally published in The Mercury News. Limiting access to guns is paramount to giving low-income students the same chance at health as those in wealthier neighborhoods. By DELVECCHIO FINLEY and DR. GREGORY VICTORINO Across our country, young people and their families are staging coordinated “March for Our Lives” demonstrations following the murder of 17 [...]

2018-06-21T17:13:19+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|Categories: AHS In The News, Board of Trustees, Featured|