Below you will find third-party sites and resources. If you have a favorite resource that's not included in the list, please let us know.
- American Public Health Association
APHA is the primary voice for public health advocacy and represents a broad array of health providers, educators, environmentalists, policy-makers and health officials.
- Coalition for Health Funding
The Coalition for Health Funding is the oldest and largest nonprofit alliance working to preserve and strengthen public health investments in the best interest of all Americans
- Partnership for Prevention
A nonpartisan organization of business, nonprofit and government leaders working to increase understanding and use of clinical preventive services and population-based prevention to improve health.
- Prevention Institute
A national non-profit organization committed to preventing illness and injury, to fostering health and social equity, and to building momentum for community prevention as an integral component of a quality health system.
- Trust for America's Health
Trust for America's Health (TFAH) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to saving lives by protecting the health of every community and working to make disease prevention a national priority.
- American Interprofessional Health Collaborative
The American Interprofessional Health Collaborative transcends boundaries to transform learning, policies, practices, and scholarship toward an improved system of health and wellness for individual patients, communities, and populations.
- Interprofessional Education Collaborative (IPEC)
In 2009 six national education associations of schools of the health professions formed a collaborative to promote and encourage constituent efforts that would advance substantive interprofessional learning experiences to help prepare future clinicians for team-based care of patients. These organizations represent higher education in allopathic and osteopathic medicine, dentistry, nursing, pharmacy, and public health.
- Macy Foundation IPE Publications
The Foundation’s grantmaking is focused, in part, on projects that demonstrate or encourage interprofessional education and teamwork among health care professionals.
- National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education
The National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education is a public-private partnership that contributes to the transformation of health care by identifying ways to improve health, enhance patient care and control costs through integrating interprofessional practice and education.
- Guide to Community Preventive Services
The Guide to Community Preventive Services is a free resource to help you choose programs and policies to improve health and prevent disease in your community.
- Healthy People 2020
Healthy People provides science-based, 10-year national objectives for improving the health of all Americans.
- Institute of Medicine
The Institute of Medicine (IOM) is an independent, nonprofit organization that works outside of government to provide unbiased and authoritative advice to decision makers and the public.
- U.S. Preventive Services Task Force
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) is an independent group of national experts in prevention and evidence-based medicine that works to improve the health of all Americans by making evidence-based recommendations about clinical preventive services such as screenings, counseling services, or preventive medications.
- CDC Learning Connection
CDC Learning Connection (CDC LC) is a one-stop learning resource that can help increase public health knowledge and skills and meet professional development needs. CDC LC was created to simplify and increase access to quality public health learning. Features include: Quality e-learning; a monthly spotlight on public health topics; CDC TRAIN, a dynamic public health learning management system (LMS); Quick Learn lessons for mobile learning on the go.
These features form a learning system that provides free access to products developed by CDC, CDC partners, and other organizations recognized for developing public health education and training resources.
- CDC Preventing Chronic Disease Journal
Preventing Chronic Disease (PCD) is a peer-reviewed electronic journal established by the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion. The mission of PCD is to promote the open exchange of information and knowledge among researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and others who strive to improve the health of the public through chronic disease prevention.
- CDC Stacks
CDC Stacks is a free, digital archive of scientific research and literature produced by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This online archive is composed of curated collections tailored for public health research needs. This repository is retained indefinitely and is available for public health professionals, researchers, as well as the general public.
- County Health Rankings and Roadmaps
Ranking the health of nearly every county in the nation, the County Health Rankings illustrate what we know when it comes to what’s making people sick or healthy. The County Health Roadmaps show what we can do to create healthier places to live, learn, work and play. The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation collaborates with the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute to bring this groundbreaking program to cities, counties and states across the nation.
- Designing Significant Learning Experiences
This website is for people interested in learning more about how to design courses for greater student engagement and better student learning.
- Kaiser EDU
KaiserEDU provides students, faculty and others interested in learning about health policy with background and analysis on health policy topics at the center of national debates. KaiserEDU libraries synthesize seminal background research with the latest data and developments on key health policy issues and can easily be used as part of an academic course or for independent research. The information is presented in a variety of formats, providing a full array of multimedia tools for different methods of teaching and learning. Site features include narrated slide tutorials, a syllabus library, a video library, a directory of fellowship and internship opportunities, pre-queried searches on various health policy topics from different search engines and a journal browser providing links to the most recent table of contents of leading health policy journals.
MedEdPORTAL Publications promotes educational scholarship and collaboration by facilitating the open exchange of peer-reviewed health education teaching and assessment resources.
MedEdPORTAL Publications is a free publication service provided by the Association of American Medical Colleges in partnership with the American Dental Education Association. MedEdPORTAL Publications maintains a rigorous peer review process based on standards used in the scholarly publishing community. Each submission is scrutinized by editorial staff and independent reviewers using a standardized review instrument grounded in the tenants of scholarship. Published authors receive a formal citation for their accepted publication. MedEdPORTAL publications are considered by many to be scholarly works that may support faculty advancement decisions.
- ODPHP Healthy People eLearning Lessons
This online training features the San Diego County Childhood Obesity Initiative’s community-wide approach to addressing childhood obesity, providing APTR members with a clear example of the value of systems approaches in addressing significant public health challenges, as well as resources and strategies for measuring and defining the success of large-scale health promotion efforts.
- Partnering to Heal
Paterning to Heal highlights effective communication about infection control practices and ideas for creating a "culture of safety" in healthcare institutions to keep patients from getting sicker.
- PHPartners CE and Training Opportunities
Partners in Information Access for the Public Health Workforce is a collaboration of U.S. government agencies, public health organizations, and health sciences libraries which provides timely, convenient access to selected public health resources on the Internet. This page offers links to educational events and resources, including opportunities for distance learning.
- Pop Med Portal
An online resource and communication forum for learners and educators with an interest in the population dimensions of health care.
- Primer on Population Health
A virtual textbook on Public Health concepts for clinicians.
The Primer is tailored for medical students, students of other healthcare professions and all health professionals interested in improving their knowledge. Covering the population health objectives of the Medical Council of Canada, the Primer presents the population perspective of health that is relevant to clinical practice and illustrates how public health concepts can be used in clinical situations.
- TrainingFinder Real-time Affiliate Integrated Network (TRAIN)
The TrainingFinder Real-time Affiliate Integrated Network, or TRAIN, is the nation’s premier learning resource for professionals who protect the public’s health. TRAIN is comprised of the national www.train.org site and participating TRAIN affiliate sites. Affiliate sites are managed by many state public health agencies, academic partners, and others. As TRAIN grows, it serves a larger portion of the U.S. public health workforce.