Beyond content: leadership development through a journal club.

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CDC designed its Health Systems Integration Program to prepare leaders to function at the interface of public health and health care. Specific Health Systems Integration Program competencies in the areas of communication, analysis and assessment, and health systems were developed to nurture evidence-based decision-making and leadership skills crucial for future public health leaders. The program therefore designed an innovative journal club as part of its competency-based curriculum not only to meet the standard goals for a journal club-critical reading, interpretation, and acquiring content knowledge-but also to foster leadership development. This report describes the Health Systems Integration Program journal club format, its implementation, challenges, and key elements of success. Other programs using a journal club model as a learning format might consider using the Health Systems Integration Program's innovative approach that focuses on leadership development.

Investigators
Abbreviation
Am J Prev Med
Publication Date
2014-10-16
Volume
47
Issue
5 Suppl 3
Page Numbers
S301-5
Pubmed ID
25439249
Medium
Print-Electronic
Full Title
Beyond content: leadership development through a journal club.
Authors
Kattan JA, Apostolou A, Al-Samarrai T, El Bcheraoui C, Kay MK, Khaokham CB, Pillai P, Sapkota S, Jani AA, Koo D, Taylor WC