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PHF E-News: News for Public Health (March 2024)

Related Categories: Inside PHF, TRAIN, Workforce Development

Topic: Council on Linkages, PHF News, TRAIN, Workforce Development

Date: 3/21/2024

Public health news, resources, tools, and information to improve organizational performance, equip the workforce, and build public health infrastructure.
PHF E-News: News for Public Health

Join the Council on Linkages' New Retention and Recruitment Workgroup

The Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice (Council on Linkages) is launching a Retention and Recruitment Learning Community to identify ways to strengthen the public health workforce. We are seeking workgroup volunteers with expertise in retention and recruitment or who are interested in helping to refine the focus and activities of this new learning community. Learn more and join the learning community.

Watch Now: Vaccine Storage and Transport Video Series

Prepare for your spring and summer health fairs and pop-up vaccination clinics with the new Vaccine Storage and Transport Video Series, developed by the Public Health Foundation (PHF) in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This video series breaks down vaccine storage and transport processes for off-site clinics and emergencies, helping to ensure your vaccine supply remains safe and effective for the communities you serve. Watch and share the series with your networks.

Rebuilding the Public Health Workforce: Insights into Using the Core Competencies to Support Workforce Development

The Council on Linkages continues to focus on rebuilding the public health workforce. In an excerpt from the March meeting, presenters shared insights on how their health departments, in partnership with PHF Performance Improvement Consulting Services, are leveraging the Core Competencies for Public Health Professionals (Core Competencies) to bolster their workforce. Learn more and view the recording today.

AHD Webinar Series: The Public Health Camp – Building an Academic-to-Practice Pipeline at Public Health – Seattle & King County

Academic health department (AHD) partnerships offer a variety of benefits, such as increased health department capacity, placements for students, and retention and recruitment of staff. Join the Council on Linkages and PHF for an interactive webinar on April 4, 2024, from 12-1pm EDT focused on the experiences of Public Health – Seattle & King County. Presenters will share learnings, key successes, and the impact of their Public Health Camp pilot project and other initiatives of their AHD partnership. Learn more and register today.

The Link Between Sepsis and Antimicrobial Resistance: Sepsis Alliance Brings Educational Resources with Virtual AMR Conference

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is when specific strains of bacteria, viruses, fungi, or parasites adapt in order to avoid the antimicrobials designed to treat them, and sepsis is one of the most significant health complications that can result from AMR. In a recent guest blog, Sepsis Alliance discusses the importance of education on AMR, and invites health professionals to attend their free, virtual AMR Conference from April 10-11, 2024. Read more and register today.

Have You Explored the TRAIN Calendar? Learn How to Browse and Search for Upcoming Events with a New Learner Guide

PHF has created a new Learner Guide to help you find current and future live training events in the TRAIN Learning Network (TRAIN) calendar function, allowing you to take advantage of all the quality learning opportunities that TRAIN offers. Access our new Learner Guide on how to browse and search for upcoming events in TRAIN.

Connect with PHF at 2024 Public Health Conferences

Interested in learning more about the services, resources, tools, and products that PHF offers? We are excited to be an exhibitor at a number of conferences this year where you can meet some of our passionate team members and explore what PHF can do for you and your organization. Learn more and connect with PHF at an upcoming conference.

Find PHF at the 2024 Preparedness Summit

Attending the annual Preparedness Summit? Join PHF in Cleveland, OH, from March 25-28, 2024. PHF will deliver an in-person session on building the capacity and capabilities of a volunteer workforce through timely training, and have an exhibit table where you can learn more about our products and services. View PHF's session and register today.

Join PHF at the 2024 Public Health Improvement Training

Join PHF at the 2024 Public Health Improvement Training (PHIT)! PHF will be delivering several workshops on workforce development, quality improvement, and performance management, including sessions on retention and recruitment, training strategies, and workforce development planning. PHIT will have an in-person Mini PHIT in New Orleans, LA, on May 20-21, 2024, and a virtual PHIT from June 3-5, 2024. View PHF's sessions and register today.

Call for Participants in TRAIN Usability Testing

Consistent with our commitment to continuously enhance TRAIN for our many users, PHF has commissioned a usability study. Your involvement in testing usability will help us continue to make improvements to TRAIN that will benefit our more than 5 million users. Sign up to be considered for participation.

Mark Your Calendars: Upcoming Events

2024 Preparedness Summit

March 25-28, 2024 in Cleveland OH

Learn more and register.

National Public Health Week

April 1-7, 2024

Learn more.

AHD Webinar Series: The Public Health Camp – Building an Academic-to-Practice Pipeline at Public Health – Seattle & King County

April 4, 2024 from 12-1pm EDT

Learn more and register.

34th Annual Art & Science of Health Promotion Conference

April 8-12, 2024 in Hilton Head Island, SC

Learn more and register.

National Conference for Immunization Coalitions and Partnerships

April 9-11, 2024 in Philadelphia, PA

Learn more and register.

2024 National Tribal Health Conference

May 20-23, 2024 in Rapid City, SD

Learn more and register.

National Network of Public Health Institutes 2024 Annual Conference

May 21-23, 2024 in New Orleans, LA

Learn more and register.

2024 National Association of County and City Health Officials 360 Conference

July 23-26, 2024 in Detroit, MI

Learn more and register.

American Public Health Association 2024 Annual Meeting & Expo

October 27-30 in Minneapolis, MN

Learn more and submit an abstract by March 29, 2024.

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