A Case Study of the Greater Midwest Association of Primary Care and the University of Kansas School of Medicine
Resource Topic: Workforce
Resource Subtopic: Leadership, Development and Training.
Keywords: Education of Staff (e.g., Competency-Based), 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: 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.