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Carolyn Wang Kong and Ray Baxter

Chief Program Director Carolyn Wang Kong interviewed President & CEO Ray Baxter about health as a unifying vision for social change.

Reimagine Lab Fellows
Andrew Kolbenschlag Jennifer Lin

Reimagine Lab brought together a diverse group of leaders to apply human-centered design to domestic violence prevention.

Earlier this year, I was late to work, flying down the stairs of the San Bruno BART station to the underground passenger area. The atmospheric rivers in the sky had filled the streets with water,...

Recently, I was in Oakland’s Chinatown neighborhood when I heard a couple fighting across the street from me.

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...