The Role of Community Colleges in Meeting the Nation's Health Workforce Needs (Health Workforce News, September 2011)
Q&A with Roxanne Fulcher, director of Health Professions Policy and the Health Professions Education Center at the American Association of Community Colleges. The interview covers the role of community colleges in addressing the nation's health workforce needs and the upcoming launch of the Healthcare Virtual Career Platform, a project funded by the Employment and Training Administration.
Ready for Prime Time: Ramping Up Public Health Education (Community College Journal, April/May 2010)
Community colleges can offer associate and certificate programs in public health by providing: general education core courses consistent with those offered at four-year institutions, thus easing the transfer of coursework to four-year institutions; and public health–related associate degrees and certificate programs to address public health workforce needs.