Updates from the STAR² Center 
January 3, 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
Happy New Year from the STAR² Center

The STAR² Center is excited to continue our support of provider recruitment and retention at FQHCs and Look ALikes across the country in 2017! Work is already under way on our upcoming training and resource schedules. We hope you'll join us for our training and TA opportunities and get in touch with any questions, comments, or requests!
Help Us to Reach Your Workforce Partners

The best way to stay up to date with all that the STAR² Center has to offer is by signing up to receive our monthly newsletter! We encourage health center CEOs, HR staff, and workforce teams to sign up for our mailing list to receive monthly updates on webinars, trainings, and resources brought to you through STAR² Center programming. Click here to join our list and be sure to contact us if you would like to contribute to an upcoming newsletter. Be sure to share this newsletter with your team members and check our archive for past editions.
Partner News
As we  continue our training and technical assistance efforts in 2017, we need your help! If you or your health center workforce partners are doing something to improve recruitment and retention, we would love to hear from you! Please take a few minutes to fill out our Best Practice form to share something that you and your partners are doing well. Your submission will be added to our Resource Center to inform and support other health center workforce teams!
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.

Join HITEQ and the STAR² Center to kick off our 2017 webinar programming with an examination of how EHR life cycle management can turn from a barrier to benefit in health center provider engagement and satisfaction. This webinar will take place on Thursday, January 26 from 3:00-4:00pm ET.

We were pleased to host so many of you for our fall 2016 webinar series introducing the ACU Retention and Recruitment Plan Template. Recordings and slides of all three parts of this series, the R&R Plan Template, and supporting documents are available on our website in the R&R Plan Template Resource Center.