ACEs Aware Blog

This blog highlights news, events, and important information from the ACEs Aware initiative.

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ACEs Aware Seeking Applicants to Support Clinical Work

ACEs Aware is hiring for three new positions to further the mission of supporting Medi-Cal providers across California with training, clinical protocols, and payment for screening children and adults for ACEs.

Spotlight Series: Dr. Mike Witte

Dr. Mike Witte, Chief Medical Officer for the California Primary Care Association, discusses the dual infections facing the nation – COVID-19 and structural racism – and how health care providers have an opportunity to respond with trauma-informed care.

Spotlight Series: Dr. Eric Ball

Orange County pediatrician Dr. Eric Ball talks about the importance of ACE screening to identify patients who may be at risk for chronic disease in adulthood.

ACEs Aware Announces Grant Awards

ACEs Aware, an initiative of the Office of the California Surgeon General (CA-OSG) and the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), announced 150 grant awards to 100 provider and community-based organizations on June 16, 2020.

COVID-19 and Preparing for Secondary Health Effects

Health care providers responding to the COVID-19 public health emergency, both those directly treating patients with the coronavirus and those working to ensure continuity of care for other health conditions, understand that the health impacts of this public health emergency go beyond COVID-19 cases.