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San Fernando Valley Health Consortium Collection

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Biographical Note

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Administrative Information

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Historical Background

Administrative Records

Records of Committees

Program Proposals

Health Manpower Programs



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Collection Overview

Title: San Fernando Valley Health Consortium Collection, 1969-1977Save to your list.

ID: URB/SFVHC

Primary Creator: San Fernando Valley Health Consortium (1969-1977)

Extent: 5.0 Linear Feet

Arrangement:

Series I: Historical Background, 1969-1972

              Subseries A: Regional Medical Program, 1969-1972

              Subseries B: Consortium Development, 1969-1975

Series II: Administrative Records, 1971-1977

Series III: Records of Committees, 1971-1977

              Subseries A: Executive Committee, 1971-1977

              Subseries B: Administrative Committees, 1969-1977

Series IV: Program Proposals, 1971-1976

Series V: Health Manpower Programs, 1975

Date Acquired: 00/00/1979

Subjects: Community health services - California - San Fernando Valley, Minorities in medicine - California - San Fernando Valley, San Fernando Valley Health Consortium

Forms of Material: Paper records

Languages: English

Abstract

Incorporated in 1971, the SFVHC's purpose was to meet the health needs of the San Fernando Valley by developing programs to train health personnel. Using the facilities of community hospitals in the valley, the Consortium provided continuing education for health personnel in the form of career advancement seminars and workshops on new technology. The collection primarily consists of minutes and program proposals, and documents the establishment and development of the Consortium.

Biographical Note

The San Fernando Valley Health Consortium (SFVCH) was incorporated in 1971 after members of the Northeast Valley Health Corporation began discussing the concept of forming a health consortium to improve minority education, job placement, and health services in the San Fernando Valley. The Corporation presented a proposal to Dr. James Cleary, President of San Fernando Valley State College (now CSUN), and in October of 1969, the campus gave full support to the establishment of a health consortium. Initial funding, in the amount of $20,000, for the program was donated by the Welfare Planning Commission. It was decided that RMP would be the main funding agency for the continuation of the program, and the university would be its central administrative unit.

The SFVHC worked to meet the health needs of the San Fernando Valley by developing training programs for healthcare personnel using the facilities of community hospitals in the Valley. SFVHC explored the possibilities of establishing a medical school in the San Fernando Valley, but there were no affiliations between the USC or UCLA Medical Schools and Valley hospitals to implement this plan. As a result, interns and resident doctors from the USC and UCLA medical programs were not being sent to hospitals in the San Fernando Valley. Further, members of the SFVHC saw the quality of health care for Valley communities as being below standards.

A task force was established on February 2, 1971 to study the feasibility of creating a "teaching hospital" in the Valley. Public hearings were held on May 25, 1974. Dr. Cleary, deans from USC and UCLA Medical Schools, and Chiefs of Staff from several local hospitals attended the hearings. The school was not approved, but the hearings resulted in UCLA extending its clinical teaching function into the Valley. After 1974, funding for the SFVHC gradually decreased until it was stopped completely. It discontinued services in 1977.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The San Fernando Valley Health Consortium Collection documents the establishment and program development of the San Fernando Valley Health Consortium. The bulk of materials consists of minutes and program proposals. Additional records include articles of incorporation, by-laws, rosters, task-force, sub-committee reports, and related administrative records. The collection is divided into five major series: Historical Background (1969-1972), Administrative Records (1971-1977), Records of Committees (1971-1977), Program Proposals (1971-1976), and Health Manpower Programs (1975).

Series I, Historical Background, consists of two subseries. Subseries A, Regional Medical Program (1969-1972,) includes minutes, agendas, memoranda, and reports of the Executive Committee of the Regional Medical Program (RMP) These files explain the role of RMP in the development of the San Fernando Valley Health Consortium, and are arranged chronologically. Subseries B, Consortium Development (1969-1975,) contains records documenting the growth of the Consortium, including articles of incorporation, by-laws, nominating committee records, and minutes. Records documenting the responsibilities of the eight task forces of the Consortium are also included among the papers. This subseries is arranged alphabetically.

Series II, Administrative Records, is comprised of the administrative records of the Consortium. Included are minutes and monthly and quarterly progress reports. Reports pertaining to health care in the San Fernando Valley produced by other health organizations are also included in this series. The files are arranged alphabetically.

Series III, Records of Committees, consists of two subseries. Subseries A, Executive Committee (1971-1977), contains the minutes, agendas, announcements, attendance records and memoranda of the Health Consortium's Executive Committee. The files are arranged in chronological order. Subseries B, Administrative Committees (1969-1977), contains membership lists, memorandums, minutes, reports, and surveys for the various committees of the Consortium. The files in this subseries are arranged in alphabetical order by committee.

Series IV, Program Proposals, contains program and grant proposals of the Consortium. Included are programs and reports submitted to the Consortium for consideration. The files are arranged in alphabetical order by title.

Series V, Health Manpower Programs, includes reports of health care consortia throughout the state of California. Included are descriptions of health care facilities and services, needs and resources, and solution reports to the problems. The files are arranged in alphabetical order by name of institution.

Subject/Index Terms

Community health services - California - San Fernando Valley
Minorities in medicine - California - San Fernando Valley
San Fernando Valley Health Consortium

Administrative Information

Repository: Special Collections & Archives

Access Restrictions: The collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions: Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.) beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Works not in the public domain cannot be commercially exploited without permission of the copyright owners. Responsibility for any use rests exclusively with the user.

Acquisition Source: San Fernando Valley Health Consortium

Related Materials:

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Zero Population Growth of Los Angeles, Inc. Collection

Preferred Citation: For information about citing items in this collection consult the appropriate style manual, or see the Citing Archival Materials guide.

Processing Information: Robert G. Marshall and Claire C. LaFia

Finding Aid Revision History: Special Collections and Archives staff, 2012


Box and Folder Listing


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[Series I: Historical Background, 1969-1972]
[Series II: Administrative Records, 1971-1977]
[Series III: Records of Committees, 1971-1977]
[Series IV: Program Proposals, 1971-1976]
[Series V: Health Manpower Programs, 1975],
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Series II: Administrative Records, 1971-1977Save to your list.
Box 2Save to your list.
Folder 1: 1st Annual Membership Meeting, 1973Save to your list.
Folder 2: 2nd Annual Membership Meeting, 1974Save to your list.
Folder 3: 3rd Annual Membership Meeting, 1975Save to your list.
Folder 4: 4th Annual Membership Meeting, 1976Save to your list.
Folder 5: 5th Annual Membership Meeting, 1977Save to your list.
Folder 6: Board of Directors Meeting: presentation, 1971Save to your list.
Folder 7: Board of Directors Meeting: agenda; minutes, 1972Save to your list.
Folder 8: Board of Directors Meeting: agenda; minutes, 1972Save to your list.
Folder 9: Board of Directors Meeting: agenda; minutes, 1972Save to your list.
Folder 10: Board of Directors Meeting: agenda; minutes, 1972Save to your list.
Folder 11: Board of Directors Meeting: minutes, 1973Save to your list.
Folder 12: Board of Directors Meeting: minutes, 1974Save to your list.
Folder 13: Board of Directors Meeting: minutes, 1974Save to your list.
Folder 14: Board of Directors Meeting: membership list, 1974-1975Save to your list.
Folder 15: Board of Directors Meeting: minutes, 1975Save to your list.
Folder 16: Board of Directors Meeting: minutes, 1975Save to your list.
Folder 17: Board of Directors Meeting: minutes, 1975Save to your list.
Folder 18: Board of Directors Meeting: minutes, 1976Save to your list.
Folder 19: Board of Directors Meeting: minutes, 1977Save to your list.
Folder 20: Directory: A Guide to Locating Health Services in the San Fernando and Portions of the Antelope Valley, (SFVHC), 1974Save to your list.
Folder 21: Directory: Directory of Health Science Library Resources in the San Fernando Valley, November 1971Save to your list.
Folder 22: Directory: Directory of Health Science Library Resources in the San Fernando Valley, December 1974Save to your list.
Folder 23: Directory: Inventory of Health Care Facilities: San Fernando Valley Health Consortium, Inc., 1974Save to your list.
Folder 24: Directory: Inventory of Health Manpower Training Programs, 1972Save to your list.
Box 3Save to your list.
Folder 1: Health Systems Agency Organization Structure Committee: "Proposed Organizational Model for a Health Systems Agency in Los Angeles County", 1975 November 13Save to your list.
See also: Los Angeles County Steering Committee, Box SFVHC 3/folder 11
Folder 2: Health Systems Agency Organization Structure Committee: minutes, 1976Save to your list.
Folder 3: Health Systems Agency Steering Committee: "Proposed Model and System Report", 1975Save to your list.
Folder 4: Health Systems Agency Steering Committee: reportSave to your list.
Folder 5: Inservice Education Needs: survey results, 1971, 1974Save to your list.
Folder 6: Library Workshop for Hospital Librarians: correspondence; invitations; schedule, 1970 February 11Save to your list.
Folder 7: Library Workshop for Hospital Librarians: acceptances; agenda, 1972 March 23Save to your list.
Folder 8: Library Workshop for Pacific Southwest Regional Medical Library Service: correspondence; invitations; schedule, 1973 April 26Save to your list.
Folder 9: Library Workshop-Medline Seminar: invitations; seminar material, 1974 July 18Save to your list.
Folder 10: Library Workshop: participating hospitals and librarians, 1974Save to your list.
Folder 11: Los Angeles County Steering Committee: membership list, 1975Save to your list.
Folder 12: Los Angeles County Steering Committee: minutes, 1975Save to your list.
Folder 13: Los Angeles County Steering Committee: report; resolutions; statements, 1975Save to your list.
Folder 14: Los Angeles County Steering Committee: agency structure and organization, 1976Save to your list.
Folder 15: Los Angeles County Steering Committee: minutes, 1976Save to your list.
Folder 16: Medical Librarians Meeting: invitation; minutes, 1973Save to your list.
Folder 17: Medical Librarians Meeting: memoranda; minutes, 1974Save to your list.
Folder 18: Medical Librarians Meeting: memoranda; minutes; survey, 1975Save to your list.
Folder 19: Northeast San Fernando Valley Comprehensive Health Care System: reportSave to your list.
Folder 20: Northeast Valley Health Corporation (NVHC): community coordinator progress report, 1973Save to your list.
Folder 21: NVHC: correspondence; community coordinator progress report, 1973Save to your list.
Folder 22: NVHC: quarterly reports, 1973Save to your list.
Folder 23: NVHC: progress report, 1974Save to your list.
Folder 24: NVHC: correspondence, 1974Save to your list.
Folder 25: NVHC: quarterly reports, 1974Save to your list.
Folder 26: NVHC: annual report, 1973-1974Save to your list.
Folder 27: Northridge Hospital Rehabilitation Center (NHRC)-Interdisciplinary Team Training Project: final evaluation reportSave to your list.
Folder 28: NHRC-Interdisciplinary Team Training Project: final evaluation reportSave to your list.
Folder 29: Pamphlets: "Accreditation, Certification and Licensure in Allied Health"; "Articulation and Career Mobility Guide for Nursing Personnel in the San Fernando and Antelope Valley", 1973Save to your list.
Folder 30: Primary Care Physician: Current and Projected Status in the San Fernando Valley Extended Area, April 1974Save to your list.
Box 4Save to your list.
Folder 1: Progress Report for Health Services/Educational Activities (HS/EA): monthly report, June 1971, December 1972Save to your list.
Folder 2: Progress Report HS/EA: monthly report, January 1973Save to your list.
Folder 3: Progress Report HS/EA: monthly report, February 1973Save to your list.
Folder 4: Progress Report HS/EA: monthly report, March 1973Save to your list.
Folder 5: Progress Report HS/EA: monthly report, April 1973Save to your list.
Folder 6: Progress Report HS/EA: monthly report, May 1973Save to your list.
Folder 7: Progress Report HS/EA: monthly report, June 1973Save to your list.
Folder 8: Progress Report HS/EA: monthly report, July 1973Save to your list.
Folder 9: Progress Report HS/EA: monthly report, August 1973Save to your list.
Folder 10: Progress Report HS/EA: monthly report, September 1973Save to your list.
Folder 11: Progress Report HS/EA: monthly report, October 1973Save to your list.
Folder 12: Progress Report HS/EA: monthly report, November 1973Save to your list.
Folder 13: Progress Report HS/EA: monthly report, December 1973Save to your list.
Folder 14: Progress Report HS/EA: monthly report, January 1974Save to your list.
Folder 15: Progress Report HS/EA: monthly report, February 1974Save to your list.
Folder 16: Progress Report for San Fernando Valley Health Consortium, Inc. (SFVHC): monthly report, March 1974Save to your list.
Box 5Save to your list.
Folder 1: Progress Report SFVHC: monthly report, April 1974Save to your list.
Folder 2: Progress Report SFVHC: monthly report, April 1974Save to your list.
Folder 3: Progress Report SFVHC: monthly report, May 1974Save to your list.
Folder 4: Progress Report SFVHC: monthly report, June 1974Save to your list.
Folder 5: Progress Report SFVHC: quarterly report, July-September 1974Save to your list.
Folder 6: Progress Report SFVHC: quarterly report, July-September 1974Save to your list.
Folder 7: Progress Report SFVHC: quarterly report, October-December 1974Save to your list.
Folder 8: Progress Report SFVHC: quarterly report, October-December 1974Save to your list.
Folder 9: Progress Report SFVHC: quarterly report, October-December 1974Save to your list.
Folder 10: San Fernando Valley State College-Educational Policies Committee: minutes, 1970Save to your list.

Browse by Series:

[Series I: Historical Background, 1969-1972]
[Series II: Administrative Records, 1971-1977]
[Series III: Records of Committees, 1971-1977]
[Series IV: Program Proposals, 1971-1976]
[Series V: Health Manpower Programs, 1975],
[All]


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