Strengthening the Health Workforce Education Pipeline: Tools, Resources and Outcomes

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Date Developed: 08/05/2017. Source: HRSA, The Bureau of Health Workforce. Presenter(s): Jacqueline Rodrigue; Natasha Cox. Type: Webinar. Level: Introductory. Length: 90 minutes.


This webinar increases awareness of health workforce education pipeline programs and shares innovative, best practices regarding the need to recruit and retain students from disadvantaged backgrounds and underrepresented minorities (URM) to strengthen the health workforce.

Learning Objectives

• Provide the federal perspective on the shortage of students from disadvantaged backgrounds and URM in the health workforce and the value of education pipeline programs.

• Highlight innovative approaches and best practice strategies for health workforce pipeline programs.

• Discuss successful methods to increase recruitment and retention of students from disadvantaged backgrounds and URM to strengthen the health workforce

• Share successful outcomes and measures for health workforce education pipeline programs.

This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UE8MC25742; MCH Navigator for $180,000/year. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.