A Case Study of the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center and Bunker Hill Community College Partnership
Resource Topic: Workforce
Resource Subtopic: Development and Training.
Year Developed: 2019
Resource Type: Publication
Primary Audience: Outreach Staff
C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, COOs, CMOs, etc)
National Association of Community Health Centers
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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.