Carolyn Wang Kong Emmy GanosPriscilla Ko

This article previously appeared in Grantmakers in Health, Views from the Field, September 2019. One can hardly deny America’s abundant prosperity and rise as a global superpower; yet, upon closer...

Blue Shield of California Foundation Staff

Like millions around the world, we were thrilled and inspired by the US Women’s National Team this summer. Their World Cup performance was a demonstration of extraordinary skill and teamwork. When...

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Foundation Staff

Our staff summer reading recommendations highlight stories that help us see the world in different ways and from new perspectives. Reading diverse stories helps us listen more, learn more, and become...

Amanda Kim Jaspal S. Sandhu, PhD

Jaspal Sandhu, PhD, Managing Partner of Gobee Group , a leading health and social impact design firm, and Professor of Practice in Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health at UC Berkeley, School of...

Emily Otani, Blue Shield of California Newscenter

This article orignally appeared in Blue Shield of California's Newscenter, here . For those seeking to distance themselves from the bustle of California’s major urban areas, the far north California...

Peter Long, Ph.D.

Dear friends and colleagues, On March 14, we announced that I would be leaving the Foundation to join Blue Shield of California as senior vice president, healthcare and community health...

Carolyn Wang Kong Lisa Fujie Parks Alisha Somji

This blog originally appeared in Health Affairs . In 2018, California was shaken by the news about an eight-year-old boy, Gabriel Fernandez , who had been abused, tortured, and eventually killed by...

Peter Long, Ph.D

For the last year, Blue Shield of California Foundation has been closely following the work of the California Future Health Workforce Commission . This group of health, labor and education experts...

Evelyn Dilsaver, Blue Shield of California Foundation Board Chair

Partners, Great leaders share their vision, exude integrity, and inspire others to embrace new opportunities that push their limits. Today I am writing to inform you that Dr. Peter Long, President...

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