Technical assistance, workforce development, and system consultants
Technical assistance from the Center for Public Health Practice: The MDH Center for Public Health Practice can help you with everyday business, workforce development, creating a QI culture, and more.
Workforce development opportunities: Learn more about ways to strengthen your organization's staff, including training opportunities, student opportunities, and more.
Public health system consultants: Public health system consultants, members of the MDH Center for Public Health Practice, offer consultation and technical assistance in a defined geographic area for the purpose of promoting and maintaining a strong public health infrastructure.
Learning communities and communities of practice: Read on about learning communities and communities of practice hosted and facilitated by the MDH Center for Public Health Practice.
Accreditation: National public health accreditation aims to improve and protect the health of the public by advancing the quality and performance of state, tribal, and local health departments. The accreditation process is overseen by the Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB).
PHN residency for new graduates: This residency is a joint venture between a PHN resident and a preceptor assigned to facilitate the resident's transition to practice. A flexible, one-year calendar provides monthly activities to be completed by the preceptor, the resident, and agency personnel providing orientation.
Making connections with public health colleagues: Find a local health department, post a job or event to the CHS Mailbag, and update your information in the CHB Contact Database.
Training and tools: Training, webinars, toolboxes, handbooks, publications, and more.
Center for Public Health Practice publications and handbooks: Find publications authored by the MDH Center for Public Health Practice. This page does not include meeting minutes and handouts. Frequently requested publications include: