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    Webinar Series: A Primer on Designing GME in Rural Clinical Facilities

    September 16, 2020
    To grow and diversify the physician workforce, PHC, the BGMS Residency Task Force and Paradise Medical Group have launc...

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    CalMedForce GME grant program now accepting applications

    August 11, 2020
    Physicians for a Healthy California (PHC) is now accepting applications for the third cycle of the graduate medical edu...

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    CMA president issues statement in response to Trump's efforts to roll back DACA

    July 28, 2020
    CMA President Peter N. Bretan, Jr., M.D., issued the following statement in response to the administration’s announcem...

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    CMA opposes new federal rule that would revoke thousands of student visas

    July 07, 2020
    This week, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced changes to student visa programs that would rev...

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    USMLE opens regional testing center at UCSF

    June 23, 2020
    In its continued effort to identify alternate-delivery methods, the USMLE Program has opened additional regional testin...

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    CMA applauds Supreme Court ruling to protect DACA program

    June 19, 2020
    CMA hailed the U.S. Supreme Court ruling this week that protected the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) pro...

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    CMA President Peter N. Bretan, Jr., M.D., statement on passage of state budget

    June 16, 2020
    CMA President Peter N. Bretan, Jr., M.D., issued the following statement in response to the California Legislature's pa...

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    Senators introduce medical student loan relief parity for California and Texas physicians

    May 20, 2020
    A bipartisan bill has been introduced in the U.S. Senate that would clarify the federal Public Service Loan Forgiveness...

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    AMA urges international medical graduates be exempted from immigration bans

    May 06, 2020
    AMA is urging the Trump Administration to exempt J-1, H-1B and O-1 international medical graduates (IMGs) from any futu...

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    CMA publishes best practices for reopening physician offices and health care facilities

    April 28, 2020
    CMA has developed a set of best practices for physicians to consider as they more to safely and cautiously reopen the...

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    CMA urges additional steps to mitigate the financial impact of pandemic on physicians

    April 03, 2020
    CMA submitted a letter to Gov.Newsom urging him to take quick action to ensure that our financially distressed physicia...

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    Newsom announces CA Health Corps to expand health care workforce to fight COVID-19

    March 30, 2020
    Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday announced the creation of a new volunteer corps for California health care workers who want...

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    State department to resume processing visas for medical professionals

    March 27, 2020
    The U.S. Department of State has signaled that it will resume processing of J and H visa applications for medical profe...

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    2020 CalHealthCares loan repayment application cycle is now open

    January 13, 2020
    The 2020 application cycle for the CalHealthCares loan repayment program is now open.

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    Webinar: 2020 CalHealthCares loan repayment program

    January 06, 2020
    To answer any questions about the applications process, PHC is hosting several webinars that will provide an overview o...

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    State tobacco tax expanding health care workforce; CalMedForce awards $38 million from Prop 56 funds

    December 02, 2019
    PHC announced more than $38M in CalMedForce awards to support residency programs across the state.

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    Next CalHealthCares loan repayment program cycle begins Jan. 13, 2020

    November 25, 2019
    The 2020 application cycle for the CalHealthCares loan repayment program is approaching. The program—which aims to in...

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    CalMedForce now accepting applications for cycle 2

    September 30, 2019
    Physicians for a Healthy California (PHC) is now accepting applications for the second cycle of the graduate medical ed...

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    CMA supports bipartisan bill to fix physician shortage in Central Valley

    September 27, 2019
    California congressional representatives Josh Harder (CA-10), Paul Cook (CA-08) and Karen Bass (CA-37), and Texas repre...

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    PHC announces second application cycle for CalMedForce GME grants

    August 27, 2019
    Physicians for a Healthy California (PHC) is excited to announce the second cycle for the graduate medical education (G...

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    Assemblyman Dr. Joaquin Arambula to speak at 2019 NEPO Summit

    July 08, 2019
    Dr. Arambula believes health care is a fundamental human right and has been a forceful advocate in addressing the dire ...

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    CalHealthCares awards to pay $58.6M in loans for 247 physicians who commit to serve Medi-Cal patients

    July 02, 2019
    The awards are intended to improve access to care for low-income patients by creating economic incentives for physician...

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    CalHealthCares loan repayment program application deadline extended to May 3

    April 26, 2019
    Due to technical difficulties, the application deadline for the inaugural cycle of the CalHealthCares loan repayment pr...

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    CalHealthCares loan repayment program now accepting applications

    April 01, 2019
    The program incentivizes physicians to provide care to Medi-Cal beneficiaries by repaying educational debt up to $300,0...

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    CalHealthCares physician loan repayment program inaugural application cycle begins April 1

    March 18, 2019
    CalHealthCares incentivizes physicians to provide care to Medi-Cal beneficiaries by repaying educational debt up to $30...

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    CMA-sponsored physician loan repayment program now accepting applications

    February 19, 2019
    Applications are now being accepted for the next cycle of the Steven M. Thompson Loan Repayment Program. Award recipien...

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    PHC seeking nominations for physician workforce advisory council

    February 04, 2019
    PHC is looking for people interested in California’s health care workforce to serve on the advisory council for PHC’s ne...

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