Building capacity of faith and public health leaders: Aligning perspectives to eliminate health inequities
Learning Areas:Administration, management, leadership
Diversity and culture
Describe the Institute for Faith and Public Health Leadership curriculum and its application to address health inequities. Describe the changes made to curriculum in year two of the Institute to have greater impact in a community. Discuss how this Institute builds capacity and fosters cohesion among faith and public health workforce. Identify the importance of strengthening the relationship between faith and public health communities to address health inequities. Discuss evaluation results from two years of data for this Institute. Describe how the lessons learned from this Institute would be applicable to others.
Keyword(s): Health Disparities, Faith Community
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am a program manager for the MidAmerica Public Health Training Center at University of Illinois at Chicago, School of Public Health, which is working closely with the Center for Faith and Community Health Transformation to develop the Faith and Health Leadership Institute. I have ten years of experience in developing public health training initiatives.
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.