Alameda Health System Emerges as Wellspring of Black Physician Leadership

The East Bay public health system has spent decades nurturing a pipeline of diverse talent from the local community. OAKLAND, Calif., July 22, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- A cohort of Alameda Health System's (AHS) HealthPATH interns will graduate next week, ending their six-week immersion in the health care sector under the mentorship of clinicians, administrators, and [...]

Help us name the red-tailed hawks keeping watch over Highland Hospital.

Those who discover the interior courtyard of the Wilma Chan Highland Hospital Campus are often surprised to find one of Oakland’s most serene gardens and havens for birdwatching just yards from the commotion of the Highland Hospital Emergency Department. The courtyard is nestled between Highland’s historic architecture to the South, an ornate Spanish Baroque building [...]

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A Historic Shift Change Sparks Celebration of Black Physician Leadership at AHS

How much Black excellence can AHS pack into one shift change? At Highland Hospital’s Emergency Department (ED), the answer is 100%. Last week, in an entirely unplanned first at AHS, a team of Black ED residents switched shifts with a second team of all Black residents. Left to right:Jamal Jefferson M.D., M.B.A., Jeremiah [...]