Upcoming ACU & STAR² Center Webinars on Health Equity

ACU offers free, informative webinars on crucial topics in health equity, ranging from health center workforce issues and clinical practice to COVID-19 and policy and advocacy. Learn more below or sign up for our mailing list to be informed of new free webinars and educational resources.

The clinical environment presents specific challenges to effective leadership and teamwork. In this webinar, ACU’s STAR² Center team will review the foundations of clinical leadership, including how to foster teamwork amongst a diverse staff in an environment that can be stressful and challenging. Learn evidence-based tools and practices that leaders and teams can use to communicate more effectively, manage stress, and make diversity an asset and a strength within their teams.

We’re excited to invite you to join us to hear from one of our newest partners. SMART Conversations® has designed a principles-based communications framework that fosters a culture of respect and trust in the workplace. This webinar will explore the benefits and components of a Resilient Culture, how the five principles and four core Conditions of SMART Conversations® create a framework for success, where psychological safety fits in, and how to get started.

Health centers play a vital role in offering holistic care to patients. This two-part webinar series, hosted by ACU’s STAR² Center, will include presentations from the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership and the National Network for Oral Health Access. Register and explore innovative ways of building and maintaining transdisciplinary healthcare teams

ACU and the National Center for Medical-Legal Partnership (NCMLP) are excited to announce a new partnership which aims to shift the culture of health by helping all ACU members use medical-legal partnership (MLP) to improve health equity, increase access to justice, and strengthen the health care workforce. Join us for a listening session to learn more about the partnership and how we will collaborate to improve health equity, increase access to justice, and strengthen the workforce for underserved communities.

Join ACU, Prevent Blindness, the National Association of Community Health Centers and the School-Based Health Alliance to increase knowledge of four models of vision care for children in CHCs, enhance skills for identifying community partners for establishing children’s vision services, and raise awareness of the importance of integration of primary (pediatric) care and eyecare in community health centers. This webinar is the second of a two-part series for CHC staff.

Suicide rates reached their highest recorded levels in 2022. As vital providers of primary care, community health centers can play a key role in addressing this public health crisis. Join a webinar series from ACU and the Missouri Primary Care Association to learn evidence-based strategies to identify and intervene with patients at risk, to support clinicians and staff who may themselves be at risk, and to create a culture of Suicide Safer Care for all at CHCs.

Past ACU & STAR2 Center Webinars


Advocacy and Civic Engagement During the Pandemic

Clinical Practice


Suicide Prevention

Workforce Issues

Clinical Practice and Quality Improvement



Eye Health and Vision Care

Primary Care

Reproductive Health

Social Determinants of Health

Special Populations

Suicide Prevention in Primary Care

Justice, Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

Justice, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Principles for Health Centers


Health Center Workforce

COVID-19 Response

Employee Recruitment and Retention

General Issues in FQHC Workforces

Mental Health Providers

Self-Care and Provider Support

Utilizing Health Center Data

Policy and Advocacy

Civic Engagement


Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs)


Retention & Recruitment of Specific Populations

Building Back Better: Utilizing Lessons Learned During COVID-19 for Inclusivity and Retention

Managing in the Time of COVID-19 and Beyond

Special Considerations for the Retention and Recruitment of Mental Health Providers

Using Your Data Profile Dashboard

Building an Inclusive Organization

Policy & Practice Series

2017 Webinar Series: Excellence in Team-Based Care For the Underserved






ACU 2017 Webinar Series: Excellence in Team-Based Care For the Underserved