Lodi News-Sentinel, Tuesday, October 24, 2017

San Joaquin County group tackles shortage of health care workers

By Danielle Vaughn, News-Sentinel Staff Writer

STOCKTON — A group of leaders from the public, health care and education sectors gathered to discuss ways to address the shortage of health care professionals in the county during a strategy session on Monday morning at the San Joaquin County Office of Education. Read more.

Central Valley Business Journal, Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Health Sector Partnership holds first shirt-sleeve session

By Marc Lutz, Business Journal Editor

STOCKTON — Healthcare, education, workforce development and government leaders from throughout San Joaquin County came together on Oct. 23 to find solutions to the Central Valley’s ailing healthcare industry. Read more.

San Joaquin Physician, Fall 2017

New Partnership Convenes to Address Healthcare Workforce Needs

The Northern Central Valley faces a critical shortage of qualified healthcare workers. At the same time, many community residents are eager to enter into health careers but lack the clear road maps and support they need to do so.

In response, an innovative partnership of healthcare employers, educational and workforce development providers, and community leaders is working to develop a San Joaquin Area Healthcare Sector Partnership. The partnership will address employer needs for healthcare workers and increase access to healthcare career pathways for community residents. Read more.