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Academic Health Department Partnership Agreements

February 6, 2012

 

Academic health departments (AHDs) are formed by the affiliation of health departments and academic institutions providing education in the health professions. Health departments and academic institutions may collaborate informally or may establish more formal affiliations through the signing of a partnership...

 

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Academic Health Departments: Improving Health In Your Community

June 6, 2011

 

Designed to promote and encourage discussion about academic health departments (AHDs), this one page summary provides a brief overview of the AHD concept, benefits of AHD partnerships, and steps to begin building AHDs.   What is an Academic Health Department (AHD)? How can an AHD help my community? How...

 

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Academic Health Departments: Core Concepts

December 20, 2010

 

This summary document was developed following a review of the literature to present basic elements of the academic health department model. A definition of an academic health department is provided, along with proposed attributes, purpose, and benefits associated with the model. This document is being...

 

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Academic Health Departments: Bibliography

December 20, 2010

 

This bibliography includes published literature related to the academic health department model. It is a working document that will be updated periodically; suggestions for additions are welcome. The current list was last updated on March 7, 2016. For more information or to suggest literature to add...

 

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Survey for Schools of Public Health

September 15, 2010

 

This tool (created in 2001) was developed to help Schools of Public Health and other academic institutions assess the status and composition of their existing partnerships with health departments.​

 

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Health Department Survey

September 15, 2010

 

Public health departments can use this survey instrument to assess the status and composition of their existing partnerships with academic institutions. (Last updated in 2000.)​

 

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Multi Component Affiliation Agreements Between Schools of Public Health and Public Health Agencies

September 15, 2010

 

​​Multi-Component Affiliation (MCA) agreements are contractual agreements between schools of public health (SPH) and governmental public health agencies. This tool can be used to help develop formal partnerships between public health agencies and academic institutions. This tool also provides examples...

 

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Collaboration Between Health Departments and Schools Through Staff Exchange Programs

September 15, 2010

 

This tool (developed in 1993) can be used to help develop faculty/staff exchanges between academic institutions and health departments, facilitating practitioner review of training program content.

 

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