June 5, 2009: New Hampshire & Vermont Recruitment Center Clinician Recruitment & Retention Symposium (PDF/413KB)
The New Hampshire Vermont Recruitment Center is holding a one-day Recruitment and Retention Symposium at Lake Morey Resort in Fairlee, VT on June 5, 2009. The symposium will feature discussions with experts on topics including: creating a tailored retention plan; planning an effective site visit; successful onboarding of providers; succession planning; and immigration overview - recruiting non-US citizens. For more information please contact Susan Carll (603-229-1852 x 16) or Tammy McKenzie (802-229-0002 x 221).
December 2008: Massachusetts Primary Care Physician Recruitment Programs (PDF/207KB)
A variety of programs are available to recruit primary care health professionals who will provide services in high-need/underserved communities in Massachusetts. These programs are funded by the federal and state government and other organizations and coordinated by state agencies and organizations at the national, state, and community levels. Many of the program activities are coordinated through the Massachusetts Department of Public Health Primary Care Office.
December 2007: A Report on the Commonwealth's Dental Hygiene Workforce (PDF/364KB)
A Report on the Commonwealth's Dental Hygiene Workforce: Results and Recommendations from a 2007 Statewide Survey succinctly describes the oral health needs in our state by providing data from recent statewide oral health assessments and surveys. The report also provides an overview of the challenges faced by many communities throughout the Commonwealth that lack adequate access to oral health care services. It further highlights the state's dental hygiene workforce as educated oral health professionals, who are experienced and yet, underutilized in addressing the oral health crisis within our state.