HealthForce Partners – It’s All About Community Supporters

HealthForce Partners is supported by a wide variety of organizations within the Northern San Joaquin Valley. Case in point: the partnership has secured a commitment of $250,000 per year for three years from healthcare employers, educational institutions, and philanthropic organizations in the region.

“The force behind HealthForce Partners is that we all have a stake in building a local healthcare workforce,” said Interim Executive Director Lita Wallach. “The depth and breadth of support the partnership has received from healthcare employers, educational institutions, workforce development agencies, and philanthropic organizations demonstrates the importance and value of working together to solve education and workforce issues.”

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“Make It Happen” Team Drafts RN Pipeline Plans

Responding to a regional crisis supply of registered nurses, a group of innovative healthcare and education leaders convened in March to draft plans for a pilot nursing pipeline program.

Convened by Dr. Anitra Williams, Director of Nursing Operations at St. Joseph’s Medical Center, the group has drafted a concrete plan to help high school students enrolled at Stockton Unified School District’s Health Careers Academy make the transition to nursing.

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