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September 29, 2022

Association of Black Women Physicians honored by PHC

The 2022 Frank E. Staggers, Sr., M.D., Outstanding Ethnic Physician Organization Award is given to Cozzette Lyons-Jones, M.D., MPH, FACP, in her role as president of the Association of Black Women Physicians (ABWP), a nonprofit organization established in 1982 focused on closing health disparities gaps through community education, professional support of women physicians of color and mentoring future Black doctors.

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September 29, 2022

Women’s health physician recognized with access to care award

Inland Empire OB/GYN Guillermo Valenzuela, M.D., MBA, has been named the 2022 recipient of the Physicians for a Healthy California Adarsh S. Mahal, M.D., Access to Health Care and Disparities Award. This award honors an individual or organization that has demonstrated extraordinary interest and efforts toward improving access to health care or reducing health care disparities in California.

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September 21, 2022

PHC announces 2022 Leadership Award recipients

Each year, Physicians for a Healthy California (PHC) recognizes the outstanding achievements of California's health care professionals. We celebrate the commitment, compassion and contributions of four physicians who have positively impacted the health of their communities.

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September 21, 2022

MedStudentsServe: Next application cycle opens October

A new MedStudentsServe application cycle will open on October 24, 2022, with a deadline of January 6, 2023. This grant awards medical student groups and organizations to support projects across the state that will enhance the health and well-being of California’s communities.

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September 21, 2022

KidsVaxGrant 2.0: New grant opportunity

The KidsVaxGrant 2.0 application cycle is open for another few weeks. Providers that serve pediatric populations and are newly enrolled in California’s COVID-19 vaccine program (myCAvax) could be eligible for $10,000 to support enrollment and launching a vaccination center.

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September 21, 2022

Fall notes from PHC

Physicians for a Healthy California (PHC) continues to monitor the COVID-19 pandemic and California’s physician shortage. As of 2022, PHC has invested over $653 million in underserved communities to increase access to care.

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