As integrated health care experts, Community Health Centers are leading the way in dental-medical provider collaborations to improve patient health outcomes.
Author: NACHC Staff
Dr. Marilyn H. Gaston: Physician, Scientist, Public Health Crusader
Dr. Marilyn H. Gaston learned about inequities in health care early in life. She went on to become a pediatrician, researcher, and to hold leadership positions including Assistant Surgeon General and Rear Admiral of the U.S. Public Health Service.
African American Founders of the Community Health Center Movement
Community Health Centers sprang into existence more than five decades ago as part of a ripple effect of the Civil Rights Movement. Learn about a few of the many influential African American leaders who played major roles in the early days of the health center movement and have dedicated their lives to pursuing equitable health …
The Power of Creativity for Healing
NACHC has invested in a unique webinar series that shines a light on the ways art and creativity can enhance healing in the Community Health Center setting and recharge care teams. As our Senior Fellow Grace Wang, MD, MPH, FAAFP, says: “It’s important to give the part of our brain that’s overused an opportunity to rest.” …
Know a Potential Health Center Healer? Invite Them to Become a Hometown Scholar
NACHC’s Dr. Don Weaver with ATSU Hometown Scholars – all community healers and heroes We have a shortage In May 2022, Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy released an advisory that put the healthcare workforce shortage in dire terms: “There is a projected shortage of more than 3 million essential health workers in the next five …
Social Drivers vs. Social Determinants: Using Clear Terms
NACHC is adopting the term “social drivers of health” in lieu of “social determinants of health,” as it more accurately describes the ability policymakers, communities, and individuals have to affect change on the factors negatively impacting health and well-being.
Q&A with Dr. John Hatch, Health Center Pioneer
Dr. John W. Hatch is a nationally known public health leader and pillar of the Community Health Center Movement. His life’s work has focused on creating a more equitable healthcare system for all, especially people marginalized by institutional and systemic racism.
The Invaluable Impact of Clinical Leadership Coaching
NACHC developed the Clinical Leaders Coaching Program to provide one-on-one mentorship to health center clinical leaders with less than 5 years of experience.
Most Popular Workshops & Webinars of 2022
In keeping with our mission to strengthen the health center movement, NACHC provides educational opportunities to support health centers in achieving excellence in patient care, operations, management, and more. These most popular trainings and webinars are just a sample of what we offer all year long.
Most Popular Podcasts of 2022
NACHC’s podcast covers pressing public health issues and shares stories about how Community Health Centers deliver affordable, innovative care at the same time they are advancing health equity in their communities