Updates from the STAR² Center 
March 5, 2018
STAR² Center News
Are you looking for a bit of early spring cleaning? Why not continue planning next steps for your organization assessment with the STAR² Center Financial Assessment Tool? The purpose of this Financial Assessment Tool is assist you in realizing the actual costs of provider turnover and has recently been updated to include data specific to NonPhysician Providers as well as Physicians.
Assessment of Health Professions Training Programs in Health Centers

Thank you to everyone who completed and helped to spread the word about the Assessment of Health Professions Training Programs in Health Centers. The Assessment is now closed as the STAR² Center team begins to analyze the data. We will be in touch with our PCA colleagues in the coming weeks to share the data from health centers who have opted-in to sharing their information with their state workforce teams.
Partner News

The STAR² Center team is looking forward to joining health center executives, clinicians, board members, consumers, and other community health leaders from across the country in Washington, D.C. next week during NACHC's Policy and Issues Forum. Are you planning to attend? We'd love to catch up in person. Please contact us so we can set up a time to meet between sessions.

The Association of Clinicians for the Underserved(ACU), parent organization of the STAR² Center, is looking for your nominations for their Annual Awards. The awards will honor those who provide care in and advocate for underserved communities and will be presented at the ACU Annual Meeting in July 2018. Click here to nominate a hero today!
Upcoming Uniform Data System (UDS) Mapper Webinars

The UDS Mapper is an open-access online mapping tool that incorporates health center data with other publicly available geospatial data, including U.S. Census population data. Learn more at upcoming webinars hosted by HRSA and the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP). 

Introduction to the UDS Mapper
Tuesday, March 20
11:00am - 12:00 p.m. PST
Register here

The STAR² Center recently launched self-paced online courses ! In this course, we will walk through some of the first steps of the recruitment process involving advertising and sourcing candidates. To enroll in the STAR² Center Online Learning platform and access this course, click here.