Online Program

Building consensus with 31 organizations

Tuesday, November 5, 2013 : 11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Jim Pearsol, MEd, Association of State and Territorial Health Officials, Arlington, VA
This project sought to reach consensus with 31 public health organizations on the top needs of the future public health workforce. The project team conducted interviews with leaders in the organizations and used an iterative process with the group to reach consensus on the top six cross-cutting needs. This presentation will cover the process that was used and the next steps for this project.

Learning Areas:

Public health administration or related administration
Public health or related organizational policy, standards, or other guidelines

Learning Objectives:
Describe how 31 public health organizations can reach consensus on top priority workforce needs. List next steps for this project. Describe the areas to be covered by an upcoming national survey of the public health workforce.

Keyword(s): Public Health Administration

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I have worked in the field of public health for over thirty years. I played many roles in a state health department, including Senior Deputy. I lead ASTHO’s work in the area of public health workforce.
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.