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A Case Study of the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center and Bunker Hill Community College Partnership

Resource Topic: Workforce
Resource Subtopic: partnerships, training, enabling services, college, higher education

Year Developed: 2019

Resource Type: Publication

Primary Audience: Outreach Staff C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, COOs, CMOs, etc)

Language: English

Developed by: National Association of Community Health Centers (See other resources developed by this organization.)

Resource Summary: This case study highlights a collaboration between a federally qualified health center, East Boston Neighborhood Health Center, and a community college, Bunker Hill Community College, to offer free or reduced cost college credit, customized training programs, and on-site classroom learning opportunities to health center staff. Through their joint efforts, knowledge and skills of health center staff are strengthened; they are retained and their careers advanced at the health center, and they are better prepared to meet the pressing needs of vulnerable patients.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,375,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit HRSA.gov.