Updates from the STAR² Center 
February 6, 2017

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
Heads Up! 2017 Data Profiles are Just Around the Corner

Keep an eye out for upcoming information releases from the STAR² Center about the launch of the 2017 individual health center recruitment and retention Data Profiles. To prepare to work with this year's updated Data Profiles, take some time to review the Data Profile Information Center. A recording of the 2016 Data Profile Launch webinar is also available to refresh your memory before the release of this important tool.
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Partner News
Save the Date: National Health Center Week 2017 
 
It's never too early to start planning! Go ahead and mark your calendars for NHCW 2017, August 13-19. The theme this year is " Celebrating America's Health Centers: The Key to Healthier Communities". As you start your planning, please send along any high-resolution photos from past NHCW events that we can use to promote this important celebration online. Send photos to grassroots@nachc.org.
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.

Applications for the 2017 NHSC Loan Repayment Program will be accepted through April 6. Tune in to this webinar on Thursday, February 16 from 8:00-9:00pm ET to receive TA to support your application. 
Dial-in: 1-888-391-6586
Passcode: 6787020

The  HITEQ Center and the STAR² Center collaborated to provide an examination of how EHR life cycle management can turn from a barrier to benefit in health center provider engagement and satisfaction. Head over to our resource center to access a recording, slides, and transcript from this presentation.