AHC is a private-public partnership of over 60 organizations
and agencies with the goal of mobilizing forces across the
state to improve adolescent health.
Advancing Practice Excellence in Diabetes:
The goal of this project is to reduce diabetes complications
and health disparities through the implementation of the
evidence based model of care (the Chronic or Planned Care
Model) in solo and small group practices.
(Alliance Working for Antibiotic Resistance Education):
Our coalition includes over 80 partners and more than 200
volunteers. The goals of the Project include: (1) Change
physician and health provider behavior in prescribing antibiotics,
(2) Increase consumer awareness, understanding and behavior
about the appropriate use of antibiotics and (3) Mobilize
communities to reduce the inappropriate use of antibiotics.
Medicine and Public Health Initiative:
The Initiative was created out of a desire to build medicine
and public health collaboration throughout California in
order to improve community health.
- Cervical Cancer/HPV Project
The CMA Foundation has initiated a project addressing the
link between Human Papillomavirus [HPV] and Cervical Cancer.
Obesity Prevention Project:
Our purpose is to reduce the prevalence of overweight and
obesity in children and their families through education,
community outreach, advocacy and provider resources.
Physician Organization Project:
Over 40 ethnic physician organizations have formed a Network
with the goal of addressing: (1) health disparities, (2)
diversity in the workforce, (3) access to care and (4) cultural
competency at the local community and state level.
Student Community Leadership Grant Program:
To encourage our future physicians to engage in community
health and pursue excellence in practice, the CMA Foundation
provides grants to medical student organizations around
Through regional workshops, the Foundation supports practicing
physicians and their organizations who are working at the
community level to improve health. We provide training and
technical assistance in collaboration and partnership building
Resident/Fellow and Young Physician Grant Program:
To encourage residents and young physicians to engage in
community health and pursue excellence in practice, the
CMA Foundation provides grants to residents and young physicians
For over a decade, the Foundation has actively worked in
the community on the tobacco cessation. This site provides
resources for physicians to use with their patients and
in the community.
The purpose of the Initiative is to improve communication
between physicians and their women patients, increase collaboration
between physicians organizations, women’s organizations,
consumer groups, and government agencies. Currently, the
Initiative is focusing on osteoporosis.