Information and resources on the health system workforce

  • Alliance for Health Reform’s Workforce Toolkits
    The toolkits provide, for each highlighted profession, fast facts, background on the profession, and challenges and resources related to health system change
  • CDC
    • Academic Partnerships to Improve Health (APIH)
      CDC supports APIH in improving health outcomes through alliances among four national academic associations that represent the education of public health professionals, physicians, and nurses; APIH works within the educational systems to enhance teaching of population health concepts and foster inter-professional collaboration and learning in health professional education
    • CDC Learning Connection
      A one-stop learning resource that can help increase public health knowledge and skills and meet professional development needs; free access to public health instructional products developed by CDC and others, CDC partners, and other health organizations; features quality e-learning and quick-learn lessons for mobile learning on-the-go; CDC TRAIN, an affiliate of the nation’s most comprehensive learning management system, resides on the CDC Learning Connection
    • Division of Scientific Education and Professional Development (DSEPD)
      DSEPD provides leadership in public health training and education, and manages innovative, evidence-based programs to prepare the health workforce to meet public health challenges of the 21st century
    • Public Health Professional Development (Public Health Professionals Gateway)
      Information on public health professional competencies and training and employment; includes CDC TRAIN, the most comprehensive learning resource for public health professionals
    • Public Health and Health Care Collaboration: The Workforce Perspective
      Information on tools to support integration; educating the next generation of the public health and healthcare workforce in a shared vision of population health; training the current public health and healthcare workforce on working together toward the common goal of population health; and strategic coordination among partners
    • Public Health Training and Fellowships
      Information on opportunities for students, graduates, and health professionals for a variety of exciting public health training programs
  • Community Health Workers (CHWs)
  • Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Health Workforce Site
    • Information on HRSA workforce grants, trend analyses, occupations, and more
    • Public Health Training Centers Network
      Partnerships between accredited schools of public health, academic institutions, and public health agencies and organizations to improve the nation’s public health system by strengthening the technical, scientific, managerial, and leadership competence of current and future public health professionals