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Determining Essential Core Competencies for Public Health Jobs: A Prioritization Process (2021 Core Competencies)

November 21, 2022

 

​Public health organizations can be more effective when the competencies of their staff match the types of activities they do in their jobs. Developing job descriptions that include competencies needed for the position​s is a good practice for all organizations and supports successful recruitment, hiring,...

 

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Understanding the ACIP and How Vaccine Recommendations are Made in the US

November 18, 2022

 

​​​​​The Public Health Foundation (PHF), in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has developed an educational video, Understanding the ACIP and How Vaccine Recommendations are Made in the US, to help inform viewers about the process, science, and safety behind vaccine...

 

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AHD Webinar Series: Envisioning and Building the Public Health Workforce of the Future: The Critical Role of Partnerships (Archived Webinar)

March 28, 2022

 

​​​​​​​As we work to reinforce and rebuild the public health workforce, now is the time to strengthen connections within the public health system. Partnerships between health departments and academic institutions – academic health department (AHD) partnerships – have long helped to bridge the gap between...

 

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The Crucial Role of Health Departments in Reducing the Spread of COVID-19 (Archived Webinar)

March 21, 2022

 

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​The Crucial Role of Health Departments in Reducing the Spread of C​OVID-19 Health departments have always been leaders in protecting and promoting the health and safety of workers and diners. The arrival of COVID-19 created additional chall​enges for health professionals,...

 

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Introducing the 2021 Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Archived Webinar)

December 14, 2021

 

​The Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies) describe crosscutting or foundational knowledge and skills for all public health professionals. This consensus set of competencies developed by the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice (Council on Linkages)...

 

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CDC Webinar - Improving Routine, Influenza, and COVID-19 Vaccination This Winter (Archived Webinar)

December 14, 2021

 

​​CDC Webinar - Improving Routine, Influenza,​​ and COVID-19 Vaccination This Winter​​​​​​The COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted the importance for all individuals to be up-to-date on their routine vaccinations, as well as their annual influenza vaccine. Many children fell behind on routine vaccines...

 

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Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals

November 12, 2021

 

​​​​​The Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies) are a consensus set of knowledge and ​skills for the broad practice of public health, as defined by the 10 Essential Public Health Services. Developed by the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice...

 

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Crosswalk of the 2014 Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals and the 2020 Essential Public Health Services

August 13, 2021

 

The Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies) are a consensus set of foundational or crosscutting knowledge and skills for the broad practice of public health, as defined by the 10 Essential Public Health Services (EPHS). To ensure that the Core Competencies help build the...

 

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AHD Webinar Series: A Student Perspective: Growing Academic Health Department Partnerships through Student Internship Programs (Archived Webinar)

July 6, 2021

 

​​​​​Internship programs are a core component of many academic health department (AHD) partnerships – formal partnerships between health departments and academic institutions.​This archived webinar explores the University of Arizona Mel & Enid Zuckerman College of Public Health's (MEZCOPH's) AHD internship...

 

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Contact Tracing Dashboard: Building Community-Based COVID-19 Contact Tracing

March 23, 2021

 

​​​​Contact tracing remains an important tool to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic. The Public Health Foundation and Mathematica teamed up to develop an interactive dashboard that enables states and counties to compare the demographics of contact tracers trained through the TRAIN Learning Network to...

 

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