BPHC’s Consortium for Professional Development is dedicated to improving public health in Boston by supporting training activities for staff and community partners. The Consortium prepares public health professionals to help create a thriving Boston where all residents live healthy, fulfilling lives free of racism, poverty, violence, and other systems of oppression, and where all residents have equitable opportunities and resources, leading to optimal health and well-being.
The mission of the Consortium for Professional Development is to educate, train and inspire Boston’s public, private and non-profit public health workforce to protect, promote, and preserve the health and well-being of all Boston residents, particularly the most vulnerable.
The goals of the Consortium for Professional Development are to:
- Increase competencies of the public health workforce to develop, deliver and sustain public health programming for residents of the City of Boston
- Create a climate of continuous learning and professional advancement within the Boston Public Health Commission
- Provide consistently outstanding public health training and education services for the residents of Boston and those who serve them
The Consortium for Professional Development is a Public Health Service Center. Programs include: