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The nation’s largest public health organizations are well known for making careers in public health more accessible by offering scholarships, fellowships, and grants that defray the cost of earning an undergraduate or graduate degree in public health:

  • US Department of Health and Human Services – Health Resources and Services Administration
  • American Public Health Association

What is not as well known is that there are literally dozens of scholarships available to students of public health available through state schools, private universities, professional associations, and private donors.

Not only do these organizations offer a full range of scholarship programs – from full tuition to a little extra cash – these scholarships are also less competitive than more widely known programs available at the national level. The catch is that it can be a challenge finding a less competitive program that you’re eligible for.

PublicHealthCareerEDU.org has made it a little easier for you to find the funding you need to earn a degree in public health. We’ve put together a list of our favorite scholarship programs available to undergrads and graduate students – and to make it even easier to find a scholarship that you’re eligible for, we’ve organized the list by state.

One of the most crucial components of any public health campaign is communicating time-sensitive information to people in areas affected by public health threats. Since most public health concerns are local or regional in nature, the responsibility for getting information out to the public in a timely manner falls to state and municipal health departments.

From consumer product recalls and food safety warnings, to the latest information on infectious disease outbreaks and vaccinations, state and local health department websites serve as the best resources available for getting the information you need to keep you and your family out of harm’s way.

Whether you’re a healthcare professional looking to isolate the source of a food borne illness or a concerned parent looking to keep your child’s vaccinations current, your state and local health departments will provide you with the latest information on how to keep your family and your community healthy and safe.

The Maine Health Program is recruiting for a new year-round, full-time position as part of our Outreach Team. The Northeast Regional Coordinator (N/E RC), based in Milbridge. Please see jon description.

An updated online guide to careers in public health. The guide includes comprehensive details, career prospects, and more. 

Public Health Online includes expert-driven data and information about careers in the field, online learning options, and how students can gain valuable professional experience even before graduation. Some key features include:


-          An in-depth look at public health issues and the importance of public health education

-          A detailed examination of high-quality, available online public health degrees and specializations

-          Tips for choosing a high-quality, affordable online program that meets the student’s education and career goal

-          A public health career fit quiz

 

http://www.publichealthonline.org/degree-programs/masters/

 


This proposal will I) provide a profile of the agricultural industry and Farmworkers in Washington State II) propose a theoretical framework to understand farmworker housing accessibility III) describe prior legislative actions to address farmworker housing IV) and propose a set of recommendations to address farmworker housing.

Delineation of Clinical Privileges

Clinical privileging defines the scope and limits of practice for individual providers. Privileges are based on evaluation of the individual’s credentials and performance. Information on this form may be released to professional organizations if needed to license or monitor professional standards of health care providers. 

This is the final webinar in a series of seven in our Clinician Orienatation to Migration Health.

DATE RECORDED: Wednesday, August 7th, 2013
PRESENTED BY: Edward Zuroweste, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Migrant Clinicians Network

To view the recorded version of this webinar, click here

This blog post from the North Carolina Medical Board discusses issues around physician burnout. The blog states: "Burnout among physicians has reached epidemic proportions since it was first described among human services workers in the 1970s. When physicians experience overload, loss of control (autonomy) and a lack of reward (perceived or real) for their contributions, their risk for emotional exhaustion, otherwise known as the burnout syndrome, is astronomical. When physicians begin the downward spiral into burnout, they no longer contribute with their leadership and motivational energy. Instead, they become needy and unintentionally sap energy away from the group. Worse, this syndrome is highly contagious and can systematically infect a whole practice or clinic by reducing meaningful contact among its individual members."

The Health Center Recruitment and Retention Review Tool is designed to support on-going recruitment and retention of qualified clinical staff at health centers funded by the Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC) under section 330 of the Public Health Service Act as amended by the Health Centers Consolidation Act of 1996.

Sample written plan for health care provider recruitment and retention
Sample written plan for health care provider recruitment and retention

The Health Center Recruitment and Retention Effectiveness Review (RRER) instrument is designed to support on-going recruitment and retention of qualified clinical staff at health centers.

This checklist will be used to evaluate current knowledge and document on-site training during the orientee’s 3-month probation period

Job Description for Nurse Manager
Director of Nursing for CHCs

Policy and Procedure Manual by the Kalihi-Palama Health Center

Sample provider contract.
Sample provider contract with a physician.

Staff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skill necessary to provide care based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety and related criteria appropriate to the age of the patients served in their assigned area. Validation to be completed by a co-worker with minimum of equivalent licensure, physician and/or manager/supervisor. Person validating must initial, date and indicate method of validation in appropriate column and sign form.

Staff member must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skill necessary to provide care based on physical, psychosocial, educational, safety and related criteria appropriate to the age of the patients served in their assigned area. Validation to be completed by a co-worker with minimum of equivalent licensure, physician and/or manager/supervisor. Person validating must initial, date and indicate method of validation in appropriate column and sign form.