University of California, San Francisco
Janet Coffman is a Professor of Health Policy at Healthforce Center, the Philip R. Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco. She is also Co-Associate Director for Policy Programs at the Institute for Health Policy Studies. Over the past 25 years, she has authored numerous publications on the health care workforce in California and the United States, including multiple analyses of strategies for increasing racial/ethnic diversity in the health professions. She has also conducted evaluations of multiple health workforce initiatives aimed at increasing racial/ethnic diversity and geographic distribution of health professionals. Professor Coffman received a Master’s in Public Policy and a PhD in Health Services and Policy Analysis from the University of California, Berkeley.