Professional Development Opportunities in Healthcare

CDC Learning Connection (CDC LC)
CDC LC offers connections to public health and healthcare training opportunities and educational programs developed by the CDC, CDC partners, and other federal agencies. [url; CDC]

This portal provides access to over 1,300 courses developed by CDC programs, grantees, and other funded partners. The courses have been approved and verified by CDC. [url; CDC]

Related Materials

Developing a National Healthy Homes Training Center and Network
This document outlines the challenges and opportunities encountered in developing a multidisciplined approach to instruction intended to cross-train environmental, public, and housing practitioners. [url, pdf; NCHH]

ReFrame Association
ReFrame Association is a national network of nonprofit home repair organizations working to provide safe, livable homes to low-income households currently residing in substandard housing. Originally formed in 2011 for organizations working in central Appalachia, ReFrame expanded its focus nationally in 2014.

Linking Housing and Health Care Work for the Chronically Homeless 
This HUD article highlights innovative approaches to collaborations between healthcare and supportive housing providers. [url; HUD, 2012]

Addressing Housing as a Healthcare Treatment 
This article examines how accountable care organizations (ACOs, a Medicare delivery system) cover the costs of medical care and coordinate health and social services. ACOs focus on preventive care and healthcare coordination to reduce costs related to expensive acute care. [pdf; National Housing Conference, 2015]

Are there other professional development opportunities in healthcare that we should highlight? Please let us know. Email the information and link to Christopher Bloom.