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Northern California Regional Pathways to Health Careers Conference @ Sacram...
Sat, May 20, 2017, 7:45 AM – 4:15 PM PDT
We look forward to seeing you on May 20, 2017 at the Northern California Regional Pathways to Health Careers Community College Conference at Sacramento City College!
Sacramento City College, UC Davis School of Medicine, and MiMentor, are excited to host over 200 aspiring healthcare professionals and their parents, healthcare professional mentors, advisors, faculty, and community organizations. Mentoring is a team sport and when our mentees succeed, we all win!
By participating in this conference you will gain:
Knowledge of health career enrichment programs targeting pre-health students and students from underserved backgrounds.
Confidence in understanding a variety of paths to health careers and how to secure volunteer opportunities.
Clinical skills exposure and practice during the hands-on workshops.
Registration is required, so don't forget to reserve your seat and register today!
Note: Parent registration is limited to parents of high school and community college students attending the conference. The parent workshop will be in English and Spanish.
***Professional Business Casual Attire is strongly recommended***
For questions or more information contact: UC Davis School of Medicine- Center for a Diverse Health Care Workforce. Paty M. Gonzalez at email@example.com or (916) 734-0276.
This free event is sponsored by:
Center for a Diverse Healthcare Workforce was founded in July of 2016, by a grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration of the US Department of Health and Human Services awarded to UC Davis School of Medicine to improve clinical teaching and research in primary care training in order to strengthen the primary care workforce.The Center's mission is to lead research focused on recruiting, training, and retaining a diverse healthcare workforce to advance health equity
Health Resources and Service Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) supports the project under grant number UH1HP29965, titled Academic Units for Primary Care Training and Enhancement (AU-PCTE). The purpose of the AU-PCTE is to improve clinical teaching and research in primary care training in order to strengthen the primary care workforce. HRSA’s mission is to improve health and achieve health equity through access to quality services, a skilled health workforce and innovative programs. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.
California Primary Care Association (CPCA). For over 20 years, CPCA has provided leadership and education to California’s community clinics and health centers, as well as dedicated political advocacy on behalf of the underserved and disenfranchised. CPCA represents more than 1,200 not-for-profit Community Clinics and Health Centers (CCHCs) and Regional Clinic Associations who provide comprehensive, quality health care services, particularly for low-income, uninsured and underserved Californians, who might otherwise not have access to healthcare.
Alliance in Mentorship, 501c3 non-profit, launched www.MiMentor.org, an online virtual mentoring community with over 1500 aspiring and current health care professionals. Our alliance includes academic universities, and other key non-profit organizations that are committed to improving diversity of the healthcare workforce.
Sacramento City College, Allied Health Learning Community’s (AHLC) helps students who are interested in allied health professions to be able to readily access the prerequisite classes needed in college to begin applying to the college Health Programs. The AHLC program includes required prerequisites and General Education requirements for the Sacramento City College Dental Assisting, Dental Hygiene, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Physical Therapy Assistant, Registered Nurse and Vocational Nurse programs.
Dignity Health stands for excellent, affordable health care, delivered with compassion. Since 1986, Dignity Health has made it their goal to create environments that meet each patient's physical, mental, and spiritual needs. Dignity Health is made up of more than 60,000 caregivers and staff who deliver excellent care to diverse communities in 21 states. Headquartered in San Francisco, Dignity Health is the fifth largest health system in the nation and the largest hospital provider in California.
California Health+ are a group of community health centers with a mission to serve everyone who walks through their doors, regardless of their ability to pay or insurance status. In many parts of California, CaliforniaHealth+ centers may be the only provider of comprehensive primary and preventive health care services for individuals, families, and communities.
California Primary Care Association
Power Mentoring Keynote Speaker
Dr. Tonya Fancher
UC Davis School of Medicine
Associate Dean of Workforce Innovation and Community Engagement
Christine DelToro, Nursing Student
Sacramento City College
President, National Student Nurses Association