Updates from the STAR² Center 
August 1, 2016

The  STAR² Center (Solutions, Training, and Assistance for Recruitment and Retention) of the Association of Clinicians for the Underserved (ACU) provides free resources, training, and technical assistance (TA) related to recruitment and retention in community health centers. 

STAR² Center News
At the time of this email STAR² Center staff are preparing to join the attendees of ACU's Annual Conference in Washington, DC for our special Recruitment and Retention Learning Lab. This session is available for free to conference attendees and for a minimal charge for those who wish to join us for this session only. 

For more information and to register to join us, click here.
Bring a STAR² Center Learning Lab to You This Fall

STAR² Center staff are currently finalizing our fall 2016 training schedule. We are looking forward to a variety of in-person and web based training opportunities in collaboration with state and regional conferences over the next few months. If you would like to bring STAR² Center training to your members this fall, please contact us and be sure to check our training calendar to see where we will be next.
Partner News
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The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) has created a new poster to highlight its scholarship and loan repayment programs for potential applicants. The poster is available for download in two sizes - 8x11 and 11x17.

Please share these updated posters and head over to the NHSC homepage to learn more about events and resource to help you to promote the NHSC and its programs.
Tell Us More!
Is your organization planning an event or webinar? Have you recently released a new resource? We are always looking to highlight great work on workforce issues. If you would like to share your event or resource in our newsletter or on our website, let us know! Submit your information through the Contact Us page on the STAR² Center Site.
Featured Event
Presenters from ZurickDavis will join the STAR² Center on Tuesday, August 9, from 2-3 pm to share important information on recruiting physician leaders, including what qualities to prioritize, what a potential physician leader wants to know about your organization, and how to maximize information from references and the interview process. Click here to learn more!
Featured Resource
Has your organization used a new resource, tool, or training method to improve your recruitment and retention? We would like to hear from you! Fill out the Best Practice form in the STAR² Center Resource Center with a brief description of something that your team has done well. Your submission will be included in our library of Best Practices to inform and support other health centers as they work to combat their workforce challenges. Submit your Best Practice today!