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Taking Action on Community Health Improvement Priorities
Webinar: May 29, 2018 from 1-2pm EDT
Join PHF and the Catholic Health Association for a webinar focused on taking action in support of community health improvement. Featuring two communities participating in the Using The Community Guide for Community Health Improvement initiative, this webinar will offer an overview of this pilot initiative and share stories of action being taken in Baton Rouge, LA and Portsmouth, VA. Register today to learn from these organizations working on obesity and HIV/AIDS challenges.
Demand from Health Departments for Performance Improvement Services Increasing
Ask the AHD Expert: Communicating the Value of AHD Partnerships
Academic health department (AHD) partnerships can benefit from the support of individuals within and outside the organizations involved to sustain their activities. How can we get people to buy-in to the importance of these partnerships? Read the latest column in the Ask the AHD Expert series, which explores opportunities for communicating the value of AHD partnerships.
Change Management Spotlight: New Tool
Join PHF at the 2018 Public Health Improvement Training
Health department leaders need access to the right tools and the right people to successfully lead their organizations to sustained success. The 2018 Public Health Improvement Training (PHIT) offers leaders and their teams a one-of-a-kind training experience through practical workshops and purposeful networking. Learn more about PHF's four skill-building workshops, including a post-PHIT opportunity to embrace and maximize your communications efforts.
Overlapping Research Interests: Public Health Practice-Based Research Networks and Academic Health Departments
Collaboration among organizations with overlapping research interests is important to consider when developing a research project. An example of a potential opportunity for collaboration among organizations is presented by two types of partnerships: public health practice-based research networks (PH-PBRNs) and academic health departments (AHDs). In her PHF Pulse blog post, Tracy Mrochek, Research Program Manager at the Wisconsin Public Health Research Network (WPHRN), details her experience of aligning the WPHRN and AHD research agendas. Read about how this partnership formed to further research in public health.
Making Your Strategic Plan an Action and Results-Driven Process
PHF Presents a Pre-Summit Institute at the 2018 National Tribal Public Health Summit
The National Indian Health Board (NIHB) is holding its ninth annual National Tribal Public Health Summit, May 22-24, 2018 in Prior Lake, Minnesota. The theme for the 2018 Summit is "Balance, Harmony, Culture, Health," and will address key American Indian and Alaska Native health priorities. PHF, with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, will host a pre-summit institute on Making Your Strategic Plan an Action and Results-Driven Process. Learn more about this event and join us for an afternoon of learning.
Mark Your Calendar: Upcoming Events
Public Health Workforce Forum
May 22, 2018 in New Orleans, LA
2018 National Tribal Public Health Summit
May 22-24, 2018 in Prior Lake, MN
Taking Action on Community Health Improvement Priorities (Webinar)
May 29, 2018 from 1-2pm EDT
AHD Webinar Series: Building AHD Partnerships in Rural Areas (Webinar)
June 6, 2018 from 2-3pm EDT
Catholic Health Association Assembly 2018
June 10-12, 2018 in San Diego, CA
2018 Public Health Improvement Training (PHIT)
June 26-28, 2018 in Atlanta, GA
2018 NACCHO Annual Conference
July 10-12, 2018 in New Orleans, LA
National Summit on the Social Determinants of Health
October 8-9, 2018 in New Orleans, LA