2014 Annual Leadership Conference


Leading Successful Collaborations to Strengthen
Health Pathway Programs
Build Regional Pathway Systems

CHL Annual Conference 2014

Thursday, October 30, 2014 - 11:30am to 6:30pm
Friday, October 31, 2014 - 8:30am to 2:30pm

The Oakland Marriott
1001 Broadway
Oakland, California


Event Overview

The California Health Professions Consortium and the Center for Health Leadership thank everyone for joining us at our 6th Annual Leadership Conference, an innovative meeting of leaders from throughout the state who are strengthening health pathway programs and building regional health pathway systems. We are confident it provided you with the practical skills, best practices, and networking that will help advance your priority programmatic and regional initiatives.

The imperative to address growing health workforce needs combined with significant investment in health career pathways and the Linked Learning movement create a unique window of opportunity. The conference will empower you to more effectively collaborate with key stakeholders to build sustainable health pathway systems that produce a well-educated, diverse health workforce and opportunity for youth.

Download a draft agenda from the conference here


Learn from and network with over 200 leaders from: 

  • Health Employers
  • Health Professions
  • Government Agencies
  • Private Industry & Funders
  • Health Pipeline Programs & Academies
  • Career Pathways Trust Grantees
  • Workforce & Economic Development
  • Building Healthy Communities Program Managers & Partners 

Key topics include:

  • The 5 stages of Health Pathway Development: Where you fit and how to advance
  • The latest strategies for implementing and sustaining regional health pathway systems
  • Innovative tools and resources to build your health pathway programs
  • How employers can best invest in building the pipeline to meet their priority needs
  • Strengthening employer engagement and work-based learning
  • Leadership skills for effective cross sector collaborations
  • Making the business case for health workforce and pathway development
  • The power of storytelling to engage your community, staff and funders
  • Increasing opportunities for Boys and Men of Color
  • Innovations in community college health programs and partnerships
  • Enhancing college student success and entry into health careers
  • Statewide and local funder strategies and opportunities


Resources and Presentations:

Day 1 / October 30, 2014

Day 2 / October 31, 2014





Denice Ramos
California Health Professions Consortium
dramos (AT) fresno.ucsf.edu


Center for Health Leadership
sph_chl (AT) berkeley.edu



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