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Using Quality Improvement Tools to Weather the Storm

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvementby Julie Sharp

May 5, 2017

 

As political climate change occurs, feelings of instability and uncertainty can threaten work in performance improvement. This uncertainty can incite crisis mode, where poor planning and quick responses lead to increased stress when solutions do not address the root causes of problems. However, these...

 

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MCH Navigator Presents Public Health Pronto: Effective Microlearning for Building Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Development

April 28, 2017

 

John Richards, MA AITP, Lead, Health Information Group and Co-Director, National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health, Georgetown University   Public Health Pronto, the Maternal & Child Health (MCH) Navigator's newest microlearning project, enables public health professionals to participate...

 

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New Partnership in Chicago Offers Latest Example of Academic Health Department Development

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Developmentby Kathleen Amos

April 26, 2017

 

​​Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation   The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) School of Public Health and the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) have joined together in a progressive new academic health department (AHD) partnership....

 

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Ask the AHD Expert: Sharing Resources without Sharing Money

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Development

March 30, 2017

 

Bill Keck, MD, MPH, Chair, Academic Health Department Learning Community; Chair, Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice; Professor Emeritus, Department of Family and Community Medicine, Northeast Ohio Medical University   Collaboration between partners in academic health department...

 

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Learning and Collaboration Key to Building the Strongest Public Health Workforce

Posted in: Conferences and Events, Council on Linkages, PHF News, TRAIN, and Workforce Developmentby Kathleen Amos

November 17, 2016

 

​Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation   During a special session at the American Public Health Association (APHA) Annual Meeting earlier this fall, Public Health Foundation (PHF) President Ron Bialek, MPP, opened his remarks with a big thank...

 

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Preparing the Public Health Workforce of Today and Tomorrow: Use of the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals in Academia

Posted in: Council on Linkages, PHF News, and Workforce Development

September 1, 2016

 

Janelle Nichols, MPH, Project Associate, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation   As highlighted in a recent PHF Pulse blog post, the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies) are being used by health departments throughout the country to develop workforce...

 

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50 Accredited Health Departments Are Using the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals for Workforce Development. Are You?

Posted in: Council on Linkages, Data Analysis, and Workforce Developmentby Kathleen Amos

July 22, 2016

 

Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation
Health departments across the nation are pursing accreditation through the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB), and many of them are using the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core...

 

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Council on Linkages Releases New Report on Recruitment and Retention in Public Health

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Developmentby Kathleen Amos

April 13, 2016

 

​Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation   Ever thought about what influences workers’ decisions to choose jobs in public health? Or what helps keep them in those jobs? The Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice (Council...

 

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Draft AHD Research Agenda Now Available for Public Comment

Posted in: Council on Linkages, and Workforce Developmentby Kathleen Amos

March 18, 2016

 

​Kathleen Amos, MLIS, Assistant Director, Academic/Practice Linkages, Public Health Foundation   Do health departments that participate in academic health department (AHD) partnerships implement evidence-based practices to a greater degree than health departments in non-AHD settings? Are health departments...

 

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Newly Available Online Performance Improvement Resource for the Public Health Community

Posted in: Performance Management and Quality Improvement, and Workforce Developmentby Vanessa Lamers

March 11, 2016

 

The Competencies for Performance Improvement Professionals in Public Health are a set of skills desirable for performance improvement professionals working in public health. Based on the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies) and the Core Competencies for Performance Improvement...

 

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