California Health Workforce Education and Training Council

California Health and Safety Code Section 128250

There is hereby created a California Health Workforce Education and Training Council that shall be responsible for helping coordinate California’s health workforce education and training to develop a health workforce that meets California’s health care needs.

Public Meetings

Council Meetings: June 7, 2023

The council is composed of 18 members who, together, represent various graduate medical education and training programs, health professions, including, but not limited to, specialties for primary care and behavioral health, and consumer representatives who shall serve at the pleasure of their appointing authorities, as follows:

Governor’s Appointments

Assembly Speaker Appointments

  • Katherine Flores, MD, Family Physician
  • Judith Liu, RN, MSN, United Nurses Association of California/Union of Healthcare Professionals
  • Roger Liu, PhD, Director of Medical Education, Altamed Institute for Health Equity Altamed

Senate Rules Committee Appointments

State Government Appointments

  • Rehman Attar, MPH, Director of Healthcare and Workforce Development, Representative of the California State University
  • Carrie Byington, MD, Executive Vice President, University of California Health
  • Yingjia Huang, Assistant Deputy Director, Department of Health Care Services
  • Elizabeth Landsberg, Department of Health Care Access and Information
  • Sandra Sanchez, Assistant Vice Chancellor of Workforce and Economic Development Division, Chancellor of the California Community Colleges designee
  • Abby Snay, Deputy Secretary, Future of Work, California Labor, and Workforce Development Agency

Contact Us


Phone: (916) 326-3700