Workforce Capacity

OSHPD collects, analyzes, and publishes data about California’s healthcare workforce and health professional training, as well as identifies areas of the state in which there are shortages of health professionals and service capacity. Find information on areas of unmet need, healthcare workforce data, grants, and more.

Areas of Unmet Need

Resources for federal designations of Health Professional Shortage Areas, Medically Underserved Areas & Populations, and Medical Service Study Areas

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Health Workforce Pilot Projects Program

See how organizations are piloting new or expanded roles for healthcare professionals, or new healthcare delivery alternatives

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Healthcare Workforce Data

Healthcare workforce employment and educational data trends for the state of California

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California Primary Care Office

Works to improve primary care service delivery and workforce availability in the state of California to meet the needs of…

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Learn more about OSHPD Grants for healthcare workforce organizations

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Recent News

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August 1, 2018 Educational Stipend Program for MSW, PMHNP, and Clinical Psychologist

Open August 1- August 22, 2018.

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July 23, 2018 Education Capacity – Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner

Open July 23 – August 13, 2018. This grant opportunity is to enable Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners in the…

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July 16, 2018 Family Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistants Program

Open July 16 – August 16, 2018. Family Nurse Practitioner / Physician Assistants Programs support the education and training of…

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