Episode 42: Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion with CommuniCare Health Centers

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion reforms are critical and challenging. CommuniCare Health Centers strives to be humble and learn from their staff and the communities they serve, as well as commit to their own development in unlearning patriarchal, heterosexist, white-supremist systems, while learning anti-racism best practices in trauma informed care. This episode features CommuniCare’s Dr. Suzanne […]

Episode 40: Street Medicine

Today’s episode features a street medicine conversation with our panel from CommuniCare Health Centers in Yolo County, Ritter Center in Marin County, and Kaiser Permanente Vallejo Medical Center in Solano County. According to California Health Care Foundation, 70 % of the approximately 150,000 people experiencing homelessness in California, are living unsheltered. A study in JAMA Internal […]

Episode 39: CalAIM: What do health centers need to know?

Join a conversation between Aliados Health’s Population Health Department Director, Michelle Rosaschi, and Partnership Health Plan of California’s Director of Care Coordination, Katherine Barresi, as they discuss the California Advancing and Innovating Medi-Cal (CalAIM) Enhance Care Management or ECM program.

Episode 36: Culturally Diversified Diagnosis – Hidden in Plain Sight – Reconsidering the Use of Race Correction in Clinical Algorithms

In honor of Black History Month, Dr. Mohamed A. Jalloh, Pharm.D., BCPS, Assistant Professor of the Department of Clinical Pharmacy at Touro University California College of Pharmacy and Ambulatory Care Specialist at OLE Health Pharmacy Residency Program, is speaking on the role of race in medicine and the impact of race corrections in clinical algorithms. […]

Episode 35: National Hypertension Control Initiative with the American Heart Association

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically highlighted social inequities in health. In response, the American Heart Association (AHA) is launching a new evidence-based, community-driven effort to reduce hypertension. The National Hypertension Control Initiative (NHCI) seeks to improve health care and save lives in at-risk communities, which are most affected by hypertension and COVID-19. Listen in as […]

Episode 34: How to protect your health with affordable, accessible insurance

This episode features our host Max Perrey in conversation with Eli White and Adam Unger of Covered California. Topics explored include how to protect your health, how to apply for health insurance coverage if you are uninsured, and what’s new for those who are already insured.  

Episode 33: Community Information Exchange (CIE) 3 of 3

Building with Community to Advance Health Equity: How to Implement a CIE In this final CIE podcast series episode, join Karis Grounds, Vice President of Health and Community Impact of 211/CIE San Diego, and Sheena Nahm McKinlay, VP of Research & Development of Health Leads as they discuss how to implement a CIE, including the […]

Episode 32: Community Information Exchange (CIE) Session 2 of 3

Building with Community to Advance Health Equity: Authentic Community Engagement Listen in as Brenda Aguilera, Director of Community Transformation, Para Los Niños and Carlos Arceo, Program Manager, Para Los Niños passionately discuss the purpose of authentic partnership with the community to ensure the conditions created are addressed at the roots and ensure that community is […]

Episode 31: Preparing for Emergencies in Northern California

This episode features our host Max Perrey in conversation with Rocio Rodriguez, Director of Sonoma County COAD, Tom Welch, Deputy Fire Chief of Operations for the Southern Marin Fire District and Melinda Rivera, Local Public Affairs Specialist for PG&E for Sonoma and Lake Counties. Topics include how best health centers, their staff and patients can […]