Updates from the STAR² Center 
July 5, 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
STAR² Center  experts will provide an in depth training for a small group of health center CEOs, CMOs, and HR Directors at the Association of Clinicians for the Underserved's 2016 Annual Conference. The training will include an overview of the STAR² Center Data Profiles, resources, and next steps for workforce growth. 

The session will take place on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 from 9:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. ET and requires a separate registration from the ACU general conference registration. Registration is free for ACU 2016 attendees. Registration is open to individuals interested in attending only this session for a small fee to cover the cost of the room. Click here to learn more and to register to take part in this training.
Find all of the resources created by STAR² Center experts in one place by visiting the new STAR² Center Original Resources Bundle! This new addition the the Resource Bundle library brings all of the STAR² Center original tools, research, and resources to your fingertips to help inform your recruitment and retention discussions and interaction with all that the STAR² Center has to offer. 
Bring the STAR² Center to Your Members

In collaboration with regional partners across the country STAR² Center staff conduct trainings in a variety of settings to bring the resources and assistance offered by our experts to workforce staff in the field. With the fall 2016 conference season on the horizon, be sure to check our training calendar to see where you can find STAR² Center presentations, workshops, and webinars across the country and contact us if you would like to bring STAR² Center training to your members.
Partner News
The Center for Interdisciplinary Health Workforce Studies' (The Center) mission is to measurably improve the performance of the health delivery enterprise of the national health care delivery system. The Center will contribute to these goals via a broad research program directed at the most pressing issues and trends specifically related to the healthcare workforce.

The STAR² Center recently added research conducted by the Center to our expanding Resource Center. We look forward to sharing more information from the Center in the future as we wok to address workforce needs across the country.
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
Attracting and recruiting clinical providers is increasingly difficult in today's competitive marketplace. Leaders at Wealth Solutions LLC understand this, and will provide some background and insight into the role of a benefits package in recruiting and a new tool they have developed to assist health centers in this process. Click here to register to join us for this webinar on  July 12 from 2-3p.m. ET .
Featured Resource
The STAR² Center has recently released the 2016 National Data Review. The report uses the results of a review of the annually updated individual health center Data Profiles to highlight trends and areas of particular need in recruitment and retention data at the national level. Review this new resource in the STAR² Center Resource Center today!