Webinar — Why Primary Care Matters to California

Past Event
Wednesday, November 16, 2022
1:30–3:00 PM (PT)

About This Event


Join CHCF for a webinar on why improving primary care is key to California reaching its goals around health care access, quality, and equity. The webinar will answer questions such as:

  • What is primary care and why is it so important?
  • What is being done across the state to strengthen primary care?
  • How can primary care improvement drive health equity?
  • What more is needed to develop the primary care system that California needs?


Palav Babaria, MD, MHS
Chief Quality Officer and Deputy Director of Quality and Population Health Management, California Department of Health Care Services

Nina Birnbaum, MD
Medical Director, Innovation Acceleration, Blue Shield of California

Alice Chen, MD, MPH
Chief Medical Officer, Covered California

Kathryn Phillips, MPH
Senior Program Officer, Improving Access, California Health Care Foundation

Diane Rittenhouse, MD, MPH
Senior Fellow, Mathematica

Anthony Wright
Executive Director, Health Access

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