Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies

Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies
PRL-IHPS contributes to the solution of complex and challenging health policy problems through leadership in research, training, technical assistance, and public service.
Masters of Science in Health Policy and Law
Learn more about the new on-line Masters of Science in Health Policy and Law Degree Program at UCSF and UC Hastings College of Law.
Hal Luft Award Winner 2018
In recognition of UCSF faculty who are engaged in health services and/or health policy research in their mentoring roles which demonstrate the qualities exemplified by Dr. Harold Luft.

 

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Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo Receives The 2019 Harold S. Luft Mentoring Award  


We are delighted to announce that Kirsten Bibbins-Domingo, PhD, MD, MAS has been selected as this year's recipient of the Harold S. Luft Award for Mentoring in Health Services and Health Policy Research, awarded by the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies. 

Read more: 
https://healthpolicy.ucsf.edu/harold-s-luft-mentoring-award-2019


 

VIDEO: Meeting the needs of patients post-Roe v. Wade


The Bixby Center for Global Reproductive Health cosponsored an event with the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, ANSIRH, and the National Center of Excellence in Women's Health, to bring together national and UCSF leaders on reproductive health and justice to discuss how our community should respond to increasingly extreme abortion restrictions sweeping the country. 

Watch on-line: 
The Role of an Academic Medical Center in a Haven State - Meeting the Needs of Patients Post Roe v. Wade, Part 1 of 2

The Role of an Academic Medical Center in a Haven State - Meeting the Needs of Patients Post Roe v. Wade, Part 2 of 2

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Study shows California’s physician shortage is getting worse

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S., and the new findings suggest addressing social factors like education may be key for health care providers and policymakers seeking to improve heart disease outcomes.

A recent study by Joanne Spetz and Janet Coffman, faculty members of the Healthforce Center at UCSF and the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, indicates a growing shortage of physicians in California. The federal government recommends 60 to 80 primary care doctors per 100,000 people. In California, the number already is down to just 50 — and in particular areas, it’s even lower.

Read more: https://www.mercurynews.com/2019/08/20/paging-more-doctors-californias-worsening-physician-shortage
Link to publication: https://healthforce.ucsf.edu/sites/healthforce.ucsf.edu/files/publication-pdf/UCSF%20PCP%20Workforce%20Study_Rpt%202%20-%20Final_081517.pdf