Division of Scientific Education and Professional Development (DSEPD) Unified Logic Model

The DSEPD unified logic model shows the activities and intended outcomes of our programs, which are designed to contribute to the impact of a robust public health workforce. This supports our mission to improve health outcomes through a competent, sustainable, and empowered public health workforce. DSEPD strives to provide quality training for the current and future public health workforce to ensure they have skills to practice and lead in a changing public health environment.

Find a comprehensive narrative for the DSEPD unified logic model at: Strategic Development of the Public Health Workforce: A Unified Logic Model for a Multifaceted Program at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Inputs

  • Dedicated fiscal resources for division programming and personnel
  • Division priorities, plans, and a framework to guide work
  • Network of partners who contribute to shared programming
  • Communication and strategic plans
  • Evidence base relevant to division programming
  • Strategy to improve diversity of participants in programs

Impact

  • Robust public health workforce
    • Workforce capacity
    • Organizational and systems capacity

Stream 1: Develop and disseminate quality learning programs and products

Activity

  1. Provide expert consultation and resources for learning.
  2. Develop and accredit learning programs and products.

Output

  1. Learning programs and products developed, accredited, and disseminated

Outcome

  1. Improved access to quality learning programs and products
  2. Increased uptake of quality learning programs and products
  3. Improved knowledge and skills in public health (PH) workforce

Stream 2: Implement and manage fellowship programs that support learning

Activity

  1. Implement PH fellowship and training programs

Output

  1. Programs implemented

Outcome

  1. Improved knowledge of public health among students
  2. Enhanced knowledge and skills among entry-level public health professionals
  3. Students obtain additional public health education or training
  4. Qualified workers enter public health workforce
  5. Graduates assume PH leadership roles

Stream 3: Provide public health service through fellows

Activity

  1. Fellows and students provide service

Output

  1. Fellows’ services provided

Outcome

  1. Improved access to skills and knowledge by public health program staff
  2. Additional skilled staff to address public health issues
  3. Improved knowledge and skills public health program staff
  4. Enhanced capacity of public health workforce

Stream 4: Advance workforce development science through collaboration with other public health leaders

Activity

  1. Collaborate with partners to produce and disseminate evidence on public health workforce development (PHWD)

Output

  1. Public health workforce development evidence produced and disseminated

Outcome

  1. Improved access to evidence to inform public health workforce development practice
  2. Increased incorporation of evidence-based practices in public health workforce development programs
  3. Improved public health workforce development programs