Giving the Gift of Life by Reducing Disparities in Organ Donation

Patients from communities of color make up more than half of the national waiting list for a life-saving organ transplant and yet they are the least likely to choose organ donation. For example, while 28.5% of the total candidates currently waiting for transplants are African American, they comprised only 12.9% of organ donors in [...]

2022-01-20T20:12:17+00:00January 12th, 2022|Categories: Featured|

AHS Senior Leaders Champion Workforce Diversity One Student at a Time

Alameda Health System’s (AHS) senior leadership team is helping to attract, develop and mentor a new generation of diverse health care workers by sharing their time, passion and personal career path stories. 2021-22 On-Ramp to Healthcare Careers Cohort As part of HealthPATH’s pilot internship program, On-Ramp to Health Careers, 18 community college [...]

2022-01-20T20:13:14+00:00January 11th, 2022|Categories: Featured|

Celebrating AHS Pharmacists’ Dedication to Delivering Quality Patient Care

From day one, members of the pharmacy team have been on the front lines of Alameda Health System’s (AHS) response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Today, they continue to demonstrate their unwavering commitment to the health and wellness of our patients and the community during a surging public health crisis.Today on National Pharmacist Day, AHS celebrates [...]

2022-01-12T16:12:49+00:00January 11th, 2022|Categories: Featured|

A Call for Unity, Health and Wellbeing

This Thursday, January 6, marks the one-year anniversary of the brazen attack on our Capitol as Electoral College votes were being counted to confirm the president of our nation. The scenes of hatred, divisiveness, violence, and rioting within the very halls of government were shocking to say the least. In the end, democracy prevailed [...]

2022-01-06T19:39:22+00:00January 6th, 2022|Categories: Featured|