The June 2017 supplement to Pedagogy in Health Promotion: The Scholarship of Teaching and Learning highlights the innovative activities of the 10 regional Public Health Training Centers, 40 local performance sites and the National Coordinating Center that comprise the Public Health Learning Network (PHLN). The supplement, titled “U.S. Public Health Learning Network: Innovative Competency-Based Training for the Public Health Workforce,” contains 12 articles, three commentaries, and a guest editorial by Dr. Karen B. DeSalvo, former Acting HHS Assistant Secretary for Health, about the role of the PHLN in implementing the Public Health 3.0 framework. Specific activities described in the supplement include training needs assessment, workforce development training, technical assistance for the the public health workforce, and field placements.
R-IV PHTC Director of Operations Moose Alperin, EdD, MPH, MCHES, served as a guest editor. Pedagogy in Health Promotion is a publication of the Society for Public Health Education. The entire supplement is accessible online at no charge for one year, and some articles are approved for CHES or MCHES continuing education credits.