KTVU Fox 2 features Alameda Health System’s HealthPATH program.

Alameda Health System (AHS) HealthPATH program interns Javier Velasquez Lopez and Nai Saechao were on KTVU morning news along with HealthPATH program manager Joseph Peters to talk about their experience learning about careers in the health care field. HealthPATH provides education and training opportunities to young people in the Alameda County communities that are most [...]

2023-08-16T21:08:19+00:00August 16th, 2023|Categories: Featured, Media Coverage of AHS|Tags: , , , |

AHS CEO James Jackson Speaks to KTVU About Rising Gun Violence

AHS CEO James Jackson spoke with KTVU Thursday night about the growing gun violence crisis, which has significantly worsened since 2020. The interview comes after a bloody July 4 weekend that saw numerous mass shootings around the nation, including one locally in Hayward, Calif. On July 5, a group of U.S. lawmakers sent a letter [...]

2023-07-13T23:31:50+00:00July 7th, 2023|Categories: Featured, Media Coverage of AHS|Tags: , , |

‘We should not accept this’: Highland hospital leaders demand action to curb gun violence.

Highland Hospital saw about twice as many gunshot wounds in 2022 and 2021 than it did the previous two years. AHS CEO James Jackson and Chief of Trauma Dr. Timothy Browder were on KTVU Fox 2 to sound the alarm. “This level of violence is new, and I won’t accept it as a new norm,” [...]

2022-10-04T18:39:56+00:00October 4th, 2022|Categories: Featured, Media Coverage of AHS|Tags: , , , |

High School to Health Care

The 2022 cohort of Alameda Health System's (AHS) HealthPATH interns graduated this week, ending their six-week immersion in the health care sector under the mentorship of clinicians, administrators, and staff at Highland Hospital. Every year, HealthPATH programs provide internships and work-based learning experiences to more than 300 middle school to college students from the Bay [...]