Workforce & Professional Development

The Jefferson College of Population Health (JCPH) provides opportunities for professionals to develop the skills necessary to rethink and resolve many of the current issues in health care today.

Virtual 20th Anniversary Population Health Colloquium

Special Virtual Edition: Addressing Healthcare Challenges during the Pandemic – The Role of  Population Health

With over 700 attendees expected, the 20th Population Health Colloquium will bring together diverse stakeholders including healthcare providers, payers, the pharmaceutical industry, leading technology and solutions companies, academia and government. National and regional thought leaders will examine the impact of COVID-19  on healthcare and share their expert insights, through best practices and case studies. 

Population Health Academy

The Population Health Academy workforce development programs offer ​practical training for health professionals working to address today's most pressing health care ​challenges. Designed to enhance your career, these diverse and innovative programs, provide college-level learning solutions, led by JCPH faculty and community experts. 

Attend one of our upcoming sessions ​and gain skills that will help you to succeed in population health, quality and safety, and value-based care.  

Population Health Essentials offers a 3-day comprehensive overview of population health and outlines the fundamentals necessary to improve outcomes and reduce costs.

Through case studies and real-life workforce applications, participants will review and analyze key areas of population health.

This 2-day workshop session builds upon concepts learned Population Health Essentials and provides the opportunity for participants to focus on developing actionable strategies and practical solutions specific to their organization’s needs.

Session requirement: successful completion of Population Health Essentials or previous Population Health Academy graduate

Optimizing care quality and safety is an essential component of success in today’s value-based payment environment. The High Reliability Boot Camp is an intensive 2-day interactive program that will provide the tools, framework and strategies needed for organizations to embark on and sustain the high reliability journey.

This Boot Camp will provide a solid understanding of the definition of and frameworks for High Reliability in order to advance clinical care, culture and operations of healthcare organizations, both inpatient and outpatient.  

The first day of this program will lay a foundation of evaluation and issue identification; process improvement strategies and tools; and case-studies/simulations to apply concepts.

The second day will expand on the OPX improvement strategies by teaching participants effective ways to facilitate rapid improvements through teams; build a robust change management strategy; and identify ways to augment their personal leadership style.

PopTalk Webinar Series

PopTalks is a series of webinars on topics of interest in population health, featuring JCPH faculty.

COVID-19: Spread the Science, NOT the Virus Webinar Series

The Northeast Hospital Associations responded to the first surge of COVID-19 in the United States this spring by promoting collaboration and knowledge-sharing among states, hospital associations, hospitals and clinicians. The hospital associations shared their lessons learned at the state level; now, the clinicians want to share their experience with their colleagues across the country.

Join the Jefferson College of Population Health and the Northeast Hospital Associations weekly on Tuesdays at 4:00 p.m. from July 21st to September 29th to learn about approaches to and solutions for the clinical dilemmas that arose during our surge. 

COVID-19: Spread the Science, NOT the Virus, was an interactive seminar series organized by Drs. Frasso and Patel and Robert Wilson of our MPH Program. The goal of the series is to help the Jefferson Community learn what we can about COVID-19 and its impact on public health and the healthcare system.

The weekly lecture series ​featured experts with information you can use to better understand the role of public health in addressing the pandemic.

Population Health Forums

The College of Population Health hosts educational lectures throughout the year, focused on a variety of population health topics presented by expert thought leaders.

Annual Grandon Lecture

The Jefferson College of Population Health is honored to host the annual Raymond C. Grandon Lecture for over 27 years.