There’s value in sharing insights and ideas along the way. Dig into our blog to read about the impact we’re seeing today, and the ideas that we hope will spark a change that helps move all of our work further forward.

/ Christine Maulhardt Vaughan

I live on a small side-street in the North Beach neighborhood of San Francisco. I suppose some might actually call it an alley. While it’s not a scary alley, it’s also not a charming alley full of...

/ Peter Long, Ph.D.

The recent #MeToo campaign demonstrated the power of speaking out against gender-based violence.

/ Peter Long, Ph.D.

A movement to modernize our health system is spreading to communities across California.

/ Peter Long, Ph.D.

The Trump Administration's decision to end DACA is an inhumane act that impacts all of us and stymies progress.

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My husband and I recently became the people to two delightful and raucous puppies. I’ve never before had a dog in my adult life - let alone two - and learning to understand and relate to them has...

/ Carolyn Wang Kong

What does patient engagement look like? What does it mean for patients when we get it right?

/ Brittany Imwalle

A few weeks ago, we celebrated my daughter’s ninth birthday. And it was almost a fiasco. We arrived at a local amusement park for a day of fun, only to find the parking lot empty and the park closing...

/ Carolyn Wang Kong

When I joined Blue Shield of California Foundation just over a year ago, I was excited to use my skills and knowledge to help strengthen California’s healthcare safety net and improve access to high-...

/ Rachel Wick

In late 2016, the US Surgeon General issued a groundbreaking report on drug and alcohol addiction. It was inspiring to see the nation’s top doctor sound the alarm about substance use—including the...

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