Jill Joseph has over four decades of experience in clinical and community research, largely focused on issues related to health equity. For the past 2 ½ years, she has been privileged to work with the leadership team for the Alameda County Care Alliance (ACCA). The ACCA is bringing resources, support and faith-based compassion to those with serious and advanced chronic illness, contributing her skills in evaluation and strategic planning. Dr. Joseph is on the faculty of the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing at the University of California Davis. She received her PhD from the University of California Berkeley and her MD from Michigan State University, College of Human Medicine.