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Guide to the San Fernando Valley Health Consortium Collection, 1969-1977
URB/SFVHC  
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Description
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.
Background
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.
Extent
5.00 linear feet
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Copyright for unpublished materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator(s) of this collection has not been transferred to California State University, Northridge.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.
Availability
The collection is open for research use.