Webinar: UCAAN: Anchoring ACEs Aware at the University of California

September 27, 2022

Meet the leaders of the UCLA-UCSF ACEs Aware Family Resilience Network (UCAAN), a multi-campus University of California (UC) initiative that implements ACEs Aware on behalf of the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS). ACEs Aware is a first-in-the nation effort to screen patients for Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) to help improve and save lives.

Speakers spoke about how UCAAN is leveraging the UC’s clinical, educational, and scientific expertise to further the ACEs Aware goals of raising awareness, changing clinical practice, and building a network of care to address ACEs and toxic stress.


  • UCAAN CEO Emily Williams (Moderator)
  • Co-Principal Investigator Dr. Shannon Thyne
  • Co-Principal Investigator Dr. Eddy Machtinger
  • Senior Director of Clinical and Academic Programs, Health Equity, Dr. Mikah Owen
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