Training & Education

Welcome to Training and Education in Public Health Finance & Management. The site provides content to advance the application of finance and management concepts to the practice of public health.   Our goal is to make available professional development and educational resources that are conveniently accessible for practitioners, academics, students, and researcher.  In doing so, the site serves as a platform to connect finance experts with individuals in need of strengthening financial, management, and related skills. Ultimately, content on the site can be used to set standards for the practice of finance and management in public health that can translate into improved performance across the system.

Here are some additional links that will provide you with additional training information.
Closing 100-Year Gaps in Education, Training, and Financial Assessment Methodologies
Register Now! Introduction to Applied Financial Management in Public Health-Cohort 2 

Public Health Financial Management Competencies             

Public Health Economics :
CDC Public Health Economics and Tools
Books on Economic Evaluation in Public Health and Health

Professional Associations:
Government Finance Officers Association
Association of Government Accountants
Healthcare Financial Management Association

Practice-Based Resources:
NACCHO Model Practices Database
Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) - Best Practices

Training sites:
Public Health Training Centers
TRAIN - Searchable database to access information about state, local, national, or international training
SPHERE - National clearinghouse of public health training programs and resources
Health Workforce Information Center

Certification and Credentialing:
Learn about becoming Certified in Public Health (CPH)
CPH Webinars
ASPH Study Guide for CPH

Suggested Reading:

Framing the Future: The Second Hundred Years of Education for Public Health

Chapter 15-Public Goods and Public Health. Getzen TE. Health Economics: Fundamental and Flow of Funds. New York:Wiley, 2004.

Carande-Kulis VG, Getzen TE, Thacker SB. Public Goods and Externalities: A Research Agenda for Public Health Economics. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. 2007;(13)2:227-232.

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