Topics: Health workforce pipeline

CDFIs ‘Make Dreams Come True’ by Creating Opportunity in Rural Spaces

photo of a hand placing money by a small plant


Community Development Financial Institutions (CDFIs) can offer flexible financing options, but many operate at full capacity and there is a general lack of awareness of these institutions in rural spaces. Foundation and CDFI leaders share their perspectives about the difference CDFIs can make on rural health outcomes.

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December 4, 2019

Chuuk Women’s Council Empowers Micronesian Women to be Healthcare Leaders

Kiki Stinnett and family


Women in Chuuk, Micronesia, often serve as caregivers for their families and communities. But without a formal education, many women can’t move beyond their immediate environments. The Chuuk Women’s Council provides education and training for Micronesian women, empowering them to become leaders in health.

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November 2, 2016

An Interview with Robert T. Trachtenberg

Robert T. Trachtenberg


The Executive Director of the National AHEC Organization discusses its evolution, and how AHECs build the rural healthcare workforce.

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November 18, 2014

An Interview with Sandra Pope

Sandra Pope


The newly named director of the West Virginia Area Health Education Center discusses her training as a social worker and other life experiences that led her to her current position.

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May 7, 2010