Nurturing Tomorrow’s Health Care Leaders

Since 1955, Alameda Health System has been a respected teaching institution with a renowned graduate medical education program. In addition, our HealthPATH program provides valuable opportunities to students from underserved communities. This month's newsletter and video showcase the significant role teaching plays in our mission of caring, healing, teaching, serving all, and [...]

2024-07-16T17:13:38+00:00July 16th, 2024|Categories: AHS Newsletter, Featured|

HealthPATH students help address food insecurity in Oakland

On a beautiful sunny day in June, 46 high school HealthPATH students got out of the classroom and into the garden at Planting Justice, a food justice organization in Oakland that is tackling inequalities in access to fresh produce in low-income neighborhoods. Students worked alongside the Planting Justice [...]

2024-07-12T17:30:36+00:00July 16th, 2024|Categories: AHS Newsletter, Featured|

AHS welcomes our new internal medicine interns

As a highly regarded and competitive teaching institution Alameda Health System (AHS) continues to invest in the next generation of health care providers and we recently welcomed 30 incoming internal medicine interns at a commencement celebration held at the Wilma Chan Highland Hospital Campus (WCHHC). “We are proud to offer our interns a [...]

2024-07-12T18:59:49+00:00July 16th, 2024|Categories: Featured|

HealthPATH students empowered to save lives during a crisis

This summer, twenty-two Oakland and San Leandro high school students enrolled in HealthPATH’s Health Excellence & Academic Leadership (HEAL) program learned how they can  save lives in a bleeding emergency by participating in Stop the Bleed (STB) training on the Wilma Chan Highland Hospital Campus (WCHHC). “Everyone [...]

2024-07-17T16:39:06+00:00July 16th, 2024|Categories: AHS Newsletter, Featured|

Alameda County residents urgently need more dental care. Here is what AHS is doing about it 

The AHS Index is a new way to look at data that illuminates a snapshot of our world today. It is intended to highlight health inequities and spark conversation, debate, outrage, and wonder.  Percent of Medi-Cal eligible adults living in Alameda County who did not go to the dentist in 2016: 80%  Number of [...]

AHS Backpack and School Supply Drive

Alameda Health System’s (AHS) Backpack and School Supply Drives are underway so let’s do what we can to help our neighborhood children succeed! The cost of school supplies can be a significant hurdle for many families, especially this year with prices soaring at all-time highs. Families are struggling to keep food on the [...]

2024-07-11T21:08:40+00:00July 11th, 2024|Categories: AHS Newsletter, Featured|

In the News: Alameda Health System partners with Cardea Health to save lives and ease overcrowding

Alameda Health System (AHS) has partnered with Cardea Health to provide wrap-around services and permanent supportive housing to its most vulnerable patients. Unhoused people who find themselves in AHS emergency rooms sometimes need ongoing supportive medical care after their acute needs are met. But instead, they often end up back on the street. [...]