A Case Study of the Washington Association of Community & Migrant Health Centers and South Seattle College Partnership
Resource Topic: Workforce
Resource Subtopic: Leadership, Development and Training.
Keywords: Staffing and Onboarding.
Year Developed: 2019
Resource Type: Publication
Primary Audience: Board of Directors
C-Suite (CEOs, CFOs, CIOs, COOs, CMOs, etc)
National Association of Community Health Centers
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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.