2013 Maine Health Workforce Forum Summit

Event Date and Time: 
Thursday, June 13, 2013, 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Wells Conference Center, University of Maine, Orono, ME
Contact Name: 
Sally Sutton
Contact Phone: 
(207) 228-8158
Contact Email: 

2013 Maine Health Workforce Forum Summit:
"Collaborative and Innovative Solutions to Meeting the Health Workforce Needs of Employers"

The summit is designed to inform healthcare, long-term care, and public health employers, educators, economic developers, employment professionals, and policymakers about resources and successful collaborations and innovative strategies for addressing Maine’s health workforce needs.

Summit sessions will include: Training Resources and Industry Partnerships, Addressing Maine’s Health Information Technology Workforce Training Needs, Success Stories of Maine’s Health Care Sector Grant, Career Pathways: Tools for Effective Implementation and Assessment, and Maine’s Nursing Workforce – Bringing it All Together.

Additionally, the summit will host a town hall meeting with expert panelists, including Assistant Secretary of Employment and Training Administration Jane Oates and Maine Department of Labor Commissioner Jeanne Pacquette.

Event is free and open to the public; registration is required. Registration deadline is May 30.

Registration and additional information are available at the Maine Health Workforce Forum website, www.mainehealthworkforceforum.org.

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