Director Insights

A Performance Review, Toddler Toys and Joy: Observations on professional and personal growth

By Nwando Eze -- I recently completed an annual performance evaluation. While I was grateful in all the areas of achievement, there were some areas where I could have done better in communicating with my team. To fill this gap, I decided to dedicate time to working on certain pertinent areas of communication. In the process of developing and implementing a …
Nwando Eze

Policy Watch

Assembly Bill 425 - Medi-Cal Pharmacogenomics

By Chantelle Schenning and Megan Boyd -- Pharmacogenomics is the science of how an individual’s genetic makeup impacts the way they process medications, having huge impacts on whether the medication is effective, helps, harms, or potentially kills the patient taking it. In February 2023, Assembly Bill 425 was introduced. It which would mandate coverage of pharmacogenomic testing (PGx) within the Medi-Cal Program.
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Mentorship Spotlight | Matthew Eagens

Matthew Eagens
Matthew Eagens, MPH, is a Support Services Administrator with Kaiser Permanente in the East Bay Service Area. He shares his insights as a mentor in the Fall 2022 Formal Mentor Program, including supporting a mentee in addressing a complex communication challenge and overcoming blind spots.

Volunteer Spotlight | Ryan deGive

Ryan deGive, FACHE, CPHIMS, is the newest Co-Chair of the CAHL Higher Education Network Committee and recently started a new role with Contra Costa Health System as a Health Service Administrator. Ryan received the Volunteer of the Year Award for Generating Pride and Enthusiasm.
Ryan deGive

Student Council Spotlight | Angelina Cayabyab

CAHL is profiling the 2023 members of the CAHL Hen Student Council. These early careerists are active in engaging peers who are building their healthcare expertise as they advance into and within the industry.
Student Council Spotlight | Angelina Cayabyab

Chico State Wins 2023 College Bowl

The 2023 Statewide ACHE College Bowl took place on Friday, April 21, at Concordia University in Irvine, Calif. Congratulations to CAHL HEN school Chico State! Chico State had two undergraduate teams participate and Chico State won both first and second place in their case study division. Well done!

Events THIS WEEK and Save the Dates

Meet new colleagues and build your career and your network. Click each image for more details
CAHL is committed to creating engaging, inspiring and positive networking and education sessions for our members and with our sponsors. We have updated the protocols for participating in web events, which we are excited to continue offering alongside our in-person networking and learning opportunities.

Going forward, please note a few changes:
  • All Zoom events will have a password. This will be emailed upon your registration. Please have it ready when you log in.
  • All attendees will be initially put on "mute" to ensure member privacy is protected and speakers can be heard without distraction.
We look forward to seeing you online and in person at these upcoming events!

Warm Welcome to New CAHL members

Elizabeth Ronquillo
Lunnetta L. Buskill
Adrienne M. Sammut
Dennis S. Lake, MBA, MSN, RN
Perin Registre, MPH
Cherrie Soledad Tan, DNP, RN, NEA-BC
Catherine Voss Plaxton, EdD
Sayoni Mukhopadhyay, MHA
Michael A. Smith
Chrysanthy Demos
Julia Sosa
Janice Whaley, MPH
Alison Lemire
Carolina Ibarra
Sharmi Mukherjee, DPT, PT
Stephanie Crockett
Amy Meyer
Robert Day, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC
Chandrima Doley, BDS, MHA
CDR Kyloni D. Phillips
Chad Hatfield, PharmD, MHA
Melinda Mata
Angelina Cruz, BS
Amreen Khaira, MHA
Antonette Pugeda
Kelly Davis, MBA
Justina Mensah

Congratulations to New ACHE Fellows

Richard Golfin, III, JD, FACHE
Andrew J. Nice, FACHE

Thank you Sponsors

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