About the Public Health Improvement Training
Building on more than a decade of collaborative work with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and national public health partner organizations, PHIT offers networking opportunities as well as interactive learning and skill-building sessions designed for different experience levels. Annually, PHIT features hands-on sessions and discussion groups that renew commitment to performance excellence and inspire new insight long after the convening ends.
NNPHI hosts PHIT, in collaboration with the CDC, the Center for State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support (CSTLTS), and the following national organizations:
- Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO)
- National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO)
- National Indian Health Board (NIHB)
- Public Health Accreditation Board (PHAB)
- Public Health Foundation (PHF)
- Public Health Learning Network (PHLN)
What to Expect
PHIT offers a one-of-a-kind professional development experience to health department professionals and their partners through small workshops with peer learning, purposeful networking, and practical sessions with interactive activities to practice skills. Over the two day event with 250+ participants, participants choose among a variety of small workshops in PHIT topics such as quality improvement, performance management, partnerships, national accreditation and reaccreditation, health assessment and improvement planning, workforce development, and now, systems thinking, one of the strategic skills called for by the National Consortium for Public Health Workforce Development. Post-PHIT workshops are available offering more in-depth workshops for advanced learning.
- Learn from those who have been in your shoes including public health practitioners, professional trainers and national partners.
- Participate in small workshops offering participants hands-on opportunities to learn and practice the skills of performance and quality improvement.
- Gain insight into the relationships between various public health improvement initiatives and tools, including accreditation, and state/community health improvement planning frameworks.
- Hear and share valuable tips at this premier networking event for performance improvement professionals and those interested in public health agency, system and community health improvement.
- Gain access to countless tools, templates, resources and peer contacts to support you to take action.
PHIT programming is intended for any professionals who aim to improve health outcomes and processes, particularly specialists in performance management, quality improvement, accreditation, and workforce development. The Call for Abstracts typically launches in January and registration opens in February.
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