A key part of HPRCD's mission is to provide training and mentoring to the public health and healthcare workforce for promoting community health and wellness. Trainees include: students, clinicians, early career researchers, public health workforce, and community stakeholders.
Our institutional context currently offers training and technical assistance in public health and prevention across the educational spectrum and throughout the geographic region. Special strengths of our program include extensive curriculum in improvement science, partnerships with residency programs at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, and strong linkages of our MPH program with regional partners.
The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice (TDI) has been in existence for 30 years, and is internationally recognized as a leader in health services research and policy. TDI offers an intensive Master of Public Health Program, accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health, that prepares students to be future leaders in bridging the delivery of healthcare and population health.
Dartmouth SYNERGY is supported in part through the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program. A critical component of SYNERGY is to provide research mentoring to junior faculty members to support them in becoming independent investigators. The aim is to help young investigators submit competitive applications for NIH and other research funding, to increase the number of successful translational scientists across the Dartmouth system.
The Dartmouth-Hitchcock Leadership Preventive Medicine Residency is a two-year program completed in conjuction with an approved clinical residency or fellowship. This program enables residents and fellows to earn an MPH from the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, integrating public health with personal healthcare delivery.
The New England Public Health Training Center (NEPHTC) is a partnership among schools and programs of public health, academic institutions, and public health agencies and organizations. It works to strengthen the technical, scientific, managerial, and leadership competencies of the current and future public health workforce in New England.
The New Hampshire Area Health Education Center (AHEC) is a statewide network that improves healthcare delivery and access, particularly in rural and underserved areas, by enhancing the health and public health workforce of the state. The NH AHEC network is a partnership between the Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice and the northern and southern regional AHECs.
The Region 1 Integrated Delivery Network is a partnership of almost 50 stakeholder organizations across the Upper Valley, Sullivan County and the Monadnock Region committed to transforming the delivery of behavioral health services for Medicaid recipients by:
- Integrating physical and behavioral health care to better addresses the full range of the individual’s needs
- Expanding capacity to address emerging and ongoing behavioral health needs in appropriate settings
- Reducing gaps in care during transitions across care settings by improving coordination across providers and linking Medicaid beneficiaries with community supports