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A Case Study of the Greater Midwest Association of Primary Care and the University of Kansas School of Medicine

Resource Topic: Workforce, Leadership

Year Developed: 2019

Resource Type: Publication

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

Language: English

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

Resource Summary: Partnerships between health centers and colleges are one promising approach to addressing these workforce needs. This case study highlights a partnership between the Greater Midwest Association of Primary Health Care (GMAPHC), a regional collaboration of state Primary Care Associations, and an educational institution, the University of Kansas School of Medi-cine’s (KUMC) Department of Health Policy and Management. Through their joint efforts, new and aspiring leaders gain skills and knowledge in key areas of management competency and executive leadership. They build a lasting nationwide network of peers and are better prepared to meet their health centers’ current and future leadership challenges.

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.