Closing the hispanic health workforce gap: Training over 300 fellows through the hispanic-serving health professions schools graduate fellowship training program
Learning Areas:Administration, management, leadership
Conduct evaluation related to programs, research, and other areas of practice
Diversity and culture
Describe the efforts of Hispanic-Serving Health Professions Schools (HSHPS) to increase the Hispanic health workforce through the HSHPS Graduate Fellowship Program (GFTP). Present lessons learned and obstacles faced when implementing the fifteen GFTP for the past eight years, over 300 fellows. Discuss next steps to expand programs and collaboration efforts.
Keyword(s): Latino Health, Workforce
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have been the principal investigator of multiple federally funded grants focusing on increasing the Hispanic and other minority health workforce. Additionally I am the Executive Director of HSHPS and have been tasked with expanding out workforce initiatives. Lastly, my work at HSHPS has motivated me to apply to multiple doctoral programs focusing on higher education to start fall 2013.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.