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Because the public health community has worked to advance health equity for a long time, we are able to benefit from existing research and knowledge — and contribute our own. Use the resources we’ve gathered and let us know about others you’ve created or found that will be useful to advance our vision and mission.

Summary of Recruitment Processes, Challenges, Practices, and Emerging Ideas for State and Local Health Departments (Brief) PDF

Published: Jul 25, 2022 Contributed by National Consortium

In early 2022, National Consortium Working Group members from the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), and the Montana Public Health Institute gathered information from their constituents and partners regarding recruitment. This document summarizes the themes from these conversations, categorized into overarching topic areas. In addition, emerging ideas are noted for each topic to suggest strategies for addressing challenges.

Summary of Recruitment Processes, Challenges, Practices, and Emerging Ideas for State and Local Health Departments (Complete) PDF

Published: Jul 25, 2022 Contributed by National Consortium

In early 2022, National Consortium Working Group members from the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), and the Montana Public Health Institute gathered information from their constituents and partners regarding recruitment. This document summarizes the themes from these conversations, categorized into overarching topic areas. In addition, emerging ideas are noted for each topic to suggest strategies for addressing challenges.

State Civil Service Systems and Their Impacts on State Health Agency Workforce Planning (Complete)  PDF

Published: Jul 18, 2022 Contributed by ASTHO

The Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO), on behalf of the de Beaumont Foundation, conducted an environmental scan of the landscape of state civil systems in late 2021 and early 2022. The scan included an assessment of select public health workforce development plans from accredited state health agencies.

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I joined the National Consortium because I am supportive of strengthening our nation's public health workforce. COVID-19 has taken a severe toll on our public health workforce, so it's even more important than ever that we come together on this important topic.

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Addressing the real and critical needs and dreams for the public health workforce takes diverse and passionate partners. We are part of the National Consortium to synergize our efforts to better set the workforce up for success today and tomorrow.

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