Area Health and Education Leaders Pledge Support to Address Healthcare Workforce Shortage
The signing of a Declaration of Support and Collaboration by the Northern Virginia College and University Presidents and the Health Care Organizations CEOs on April 13, 2006 at the Medical Education Campus of Northern Virginia Community College. This meeting was the culmination of three years of effort by the NoVaHealthFORCE Steering Committee. This Declaration of Support and Collaboration affirmed that the institutions of higher education and healthcare organizations of Northern Virginia agreed to work together to:
- Increase the capacity within the health care education and training system.
- Develop and sustain an ongoing supply of persons interested in health care careers.
- Nurture innovation, specifically in health information technology.
NVCC President Dr. Templin briefs audience of Healthcare Organization CEO’s and College/University Presidents.