October 23, 2017

ACU Board Member Dr. Adrian Billings Testifies Before Congress

Last week, the Energy & Commerce Subcommittee on Health held a hearing examining several public health workforce programs, including the National Health Service Corps. ACU Board Member and NHSC alumnus, Dr. Adrian Billings testified before the committee sharing the personal impact the NHSC has made in his life and the lives of the patients he serves in rural West Texas. Dr. Billings highlighted the urgency of reauthorizing funding for the NHSC and urged Congress to act immediately, … [Read more...]

Crusader for Justice – Virgilio Licona

A note from ACU’s Executive Director, Craig Kennedy: Dr. Virgilio Licona, a great friend to me and to so many advocates for the underserved, passed away on March 29, 2016. His passing is a tremendous loss for his family, friends, colleagues, and the health care community. We will miss him deeply, and are honored to have witnessed the profound impact of his life’s work. For more information on his legacy, please visit his tribute page here. (http://www.saludclinic.org/#!licona/n5kji) I am … [Read more...]

Health Care Cliff

Senator Sanders visited a health center in Mississippi this past weekend and returned from the trip very eager to develop strategies to address the primary care cliff. Read more here. … [Read more...]

New! Tobacco cessation website

Tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of disease, disability, and death in the United States. Many organizations are devoted to tobacco cessation, but TobaccoFree is unique in its focus on underserved populations to help you improve quality of care among these populations. Visit TobaccoFree … [Read more...]

Professional training program on asthma

ACU offers training for primary care providers and community workers on Building an Asthma Care Home: Engaging Clinicians, Patients and Caregivers in Comprehensive Asthma Management. We tailor the training to the needs of your audience. Continuing professional education credit is available. For more information, contact Lois Wessel, CFNP. … [Read more...]

ACU Career Center

  Clinics and organizations – target your recruiting and reach qualified candidates quickly and easily. You can post positions locally to the ACU Career Center, or reach even more candidates by posting to the National Healthcare Career Network – more than 250 health care associations representing the talent you need. ACU members save 20% on every job they post – a $70 value. Go to the ACU Career Center. … [Read more...]