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Healthforce NH

Do You Have an Innovative Idea?

Health care workforce needs are critical in New Hampshire and require new and innovative thinking to address recruitment, retention, and sustainability. The primary goal of the Innovation Challenge is to promote and support innovative ventures in the health care workforce space in New Hampshire.

There are dedicated advocates and organizations throughout New Hampshire hosting a wide range of programs and resources to help address health care workforce challenges in the state, as below. Our goal is to raise awareness for their valuable work. If you have an initiative you would like included, please send an email to kate@healthforcenh.org

Name:

NH Area Health Education Center

Point of Contact:

Kristina Fjeld-Sparks, Kristina.E.Fjeld-Sparks@Dartmouth.edu

Lead Organization:

Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice/Geisel School of Medicine

Website:

https://tdi.dartmouth.edu/education/professional-education/new-hampshire-area-health-education-center-ahec

Description of Project:

This initiative aims to improve health and access to quality care, particularly in rural and underserved areas, by continually developing innovative approaches to training and recruitment, while supporting and enhancing the knowledge, skills and capacity of the current and future health care workforce. NH AHEC Program Office has a formal partnership with the Northern NH AHEC and Southern NH AHEC. Together, all three offices make up the Statewide NH AHEC Network.