In this three-part blog series, Sarah Gilbert, Director of PHII’s Informatics Academy, explores how the three focus areas of informatics – people, process, and technology – illustrate the Academy’s approach to training the public health workforce.
PHII’s Informatics Academy advances domestic and global public health practice through informatics education for workforce development. We offer practice-based training sessions, online learning solutions, and downloadable resources, serving the professional education needs of practitioners at ev
Some job titles are so self-explanatory that a few brief syllables conjure up an entire job description: teacher, firefighter, doctor, nurse. Then there are titles like Immunization Information System Manager—unfortunately, that’s not one that’s so easy to understand at first glance.
On August 7, the Institute’s Informatics Academy achieved an important milestone—the first cohort of state and local public health practitioners completed the 2-month online short course, “Designing and Managing Public Health Inform