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A Case Study of the Washington Association of Community & Migrant Health Centers and South Seattle College Partnership

Resource Topic: Workforce, Leadership

Year Developed: 2019

Resource Type: Publication

Primary Audience: Board of Directors C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, COOs, CMOs, etc) Enabling Staff

Language: English

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

Resource Summary: Health center-college partnerships are one promising approach to addressing these needs. This case study highlights a collaboration between a state primary care association, the Washington Association of Community & Migrant Health Centers, and an educational institution, South Seattle College. 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.