Six blocks away, the health center’s newly promoted executive director, Victor, runs up the steps of the county administration building. After working at the health center for six years as a program manager – often feeling burnt out – Victor found new motivation through the Clinic Leadership Institute’s (CLI) Emerging Leaders program. CLI helps strengthen the entire healthcare safety net by cultivating and empowering the next generation of leaders from California’s community health centers. Read more.
CLI participants implement individual projects at their health centers, and Victor organized group visits for high school students exposed to violence as a way of providing quality, cost-effective care in partnership with the local high school. This creative approach to strengthening how different health providers serve their community echoes the innovation challenge grants BSCF provided in 2011. Read more.