Webinar on Innovative Financing of Health Professional Schools

In collaboration with the Maternal and Child Health Improvement Project (MCHIP) and the Global Alliance for Nursing and Midwifery, I’ll be presenting a webinar on Innovative Financing of Health Professional Schools. re a global deficit of over 4 million health workers and in order to train these additional workers we’ll need to tap into additional sources of financing.   Participate in the webinar and the following in person and online discussion to learn what you can do at the school, national, or global level to increase the amount of funding to train additional health workers.

The webinar will be conducted from 10 to 11:30am Eastern Standard Time on Tuesday, September 4 (GMT-05:00).  Connect with the webinar here: https://connect.johnshopkins.edu/pse/

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About Dr. Kate Tulenko

Dr. Kate Tulenko is a physician, health policy specialist, and Senior Director for Health Systems Innovation at IntraHealth Internatonal. She is the former coordinator of the World Bank’s Africa Health Workforce Program and recently served as team lead on Health Workforce Shortage for the “Reinventing Primary Care Project” for the Hope Street Group, a bipartisan coalition of business, civic and policy leaders. Dr. Tulenko serves on the board of the National Physicians Alliance and on the board of advisors for the Global Business School Network and in 2002 she received a Rainer Arnhold Fellowship for innovation in global development. She is a practicing pediatrician and a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Tulenko has degrees from Harvard; Johns Hopkins; and Emmanuel College, Cambridge and holds adjunct faculty positions at the Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and the George Mason School of Health and Human Services. Her book, "Insourced: How Importing Jobs Impacts the Healthcare Crisis Here and Abroad", addresses how the U.S. is underinvesting in training young Americans to be health workers and instead imports doctors and nurses from poor countries with extreme health worker shortages. Opinions expressed in "Insourced" represent those of Dr. Tulenko alone and do not represent opinions or policies of any of her current or past employers. Dr. Tulenko grew up in Lynchburg, Virginia and Gainesville, Florida. She lives in Alexandria, Virginia with her husband and two daughters with whom she enjoys exploring the beauty of art and nature. Follow Dr. Tulenko on twitter at ktulenko.
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One Response to Webinar on Innovative Financing of Health Professional Schools

  1. I have extended this invitation to a nonprofit group I work with called Birth Matters Virginia. They tackle issues like this when it involves prenatal and birth care. Can’t wait!

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