Quick Tips for Precepting Students

What is a preceptor? Preceptors are a combination of professional mentors and educational instructors. They serve to help students ground their classroom theoretical learnings in professional and practical experiences. How to be a good preceptor: Communicate. Ask your student what they want to learn during their time with your organization. This helps students feel empowered…

Writing a Health Department’s First Health Equity Policy

by Cora Burgoyne Writing the Health Equity Policy The Unified Government Public Health Department conducted a health equity self-assessment in the fall of 2018. The tool used was the Local Health Department Organizational Self-Assessment for Addressing Health Inequities by Bay Area Regional Health Inequities Initiative (BARHII). This toolkit was developed by BARHII to help local…

All About SNAP

by Louise Hyneman This past week I continued to work on the SNAP grant to increase the number of eligible seniors who apply for SNAP. One of my responsibilities was ordering the prizes for the events. The prizes had previously been chosen by seniors during a focus group. One of the items cost more than…