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Prosperity Region 9

Healthcare Workforce Initiatives in Region 9

 

We've compiled a list of healthcare initiatives throughout the state of Michigan. Click on the initiative name below to learn more about what they're doing to support or grow the healthcare workforce.

Initiative Name
Organization(s)
Healthcare Industry
Workforce Development Focus
Statewide / Regional
Occupations
Zip Code
University of Michigan Geriatric Guardianship Project
University of Michigan
4-Year IHE
Improving the quality of healthcare workforce
Regional
Medical Students; Social Work Students
48109
2020 Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship
University of Michigan
4-Year IHE
Increasing number of healthcare workers AND improving the quality of healthcare workforce
Regional
Nurse Anesthetists
48109
EPIC Pathways: Nursing Health Equity Scholars Program
University of Michigan School of Nursing
4-Year IHE
Increasing number of healthcare workers
Regional (Ann Arbor)
Nursing students
48103
UMSPH Preventative Medicine Residency Program
University of Michigan School of Public Health
4-Year IHE
Increasing number of healthcare workers
Regional (Ann Arbor)
Preventative Medicine Residents
48109
ANE-Nurse Practitioner Residency for PMHNPs in Underserved Settings: University of Michigan-Flint
University of Michigan-Flint
4-Year IHE
Increasing number of healthcare workers AND improving the quality of healthcare workforce AND healthcare workforce retention
Statewide
Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Practitioners
48109
ProMedica Monroe Regional Hospital-Women’s Health and Obstetrics Fellowship (PMRH-WHOF)
ProMedica Monroe Regional Hospital
Hospitals
Improving the quality of healthcare workforce
Statewide
Family Medicine Physicians
48162
LifeWays Community Mental Health Workforce Strategies
LifeWays CMHA
Community Mental Health
Increasing number of healthcare workers AND improving the quality of healthcare workforce AND healthcare workforce retention
Occupations Requiring an MSW; Psychiatrists; Counselors; Psychologists; Other: Peer Support Specialists; Social Work students; Psychology students
49202
BHWET - Expanding Integrated Clinical Training to Meet the Behavioral Health Needs of Underserved and Rural Populations in Michigan
Eastern Michigan University, University of Michigan Medicine Pediatrics, MidMichigan Community Health Center
4-Year IHE
Increasing number of healthcare workers
Social Work students; Psychology students
48197
Medications for Opioid Use Disorder Clinical Support Grant
University of Michigan at Ann Arbor
4-Year IHE
Increasing number of healthcare workers
Advance Practice Registered Nurse students, Physician Assistant students
48109
Michigan Health Sciences Pre-College Exposure Academy
University of Michigan
4-Year IHE
Increasing the number of healthcare workers
Regional (Ann Arbor)
High school students
48109
MiCOACH (Michigan Career Opportunity Academies for Community Health)
MiCHWA, MiLEO
State Department and Agencies
Increasing number of healthcare workers
Statewide
Community Health Workers; Occupations Requiring an MSW
48109
MDHHS Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) Strategy (CHW Workforce Expansion)
MICHWA and MDHHS
State Department and Agencies
Increasing number of healthcare workers AND improving the quality of healthcare workforce
Statewide
Community Health Workers
48109
Community Tech Workers: A Community-Driven Model to Support Economic Mobility and Bridge the Digital Divide in the U.S.
MICHWA and UofM
4-Year IHE
Increasing number of healthcare workers
Regional
Community Health Workers
48109
Region 9 Doula Project
Region 9 Perinatal Quality Collaborative (PQC)
Associations
Increasing number of healthcare workers AND improving the quality of healthcare workforce
Regional (Region 9)
Doulas
48843
Nursing Home Staff & Residents: Loss & Isolation Solutions
Altarum Institute
Skilled Nursing
Improving the quality of healthcare workforce
Statewide
Physician Group; Nurse Practitioners; Registered Nurses; Licensed Practical or Licensed Vocational Nurses; Occupations Requiring an MSW; Nursing Assistants; Home Health and Personal Care Aides
48105
School-Based Early Childhood Behavioral Health Program
EMU (EMU Community Behavioral Health Center), University of Michigan
4-Year IHE
Improving the quality of healthcare workforce
Regional (Washtenaw County)
Psychology students
48197
Region V Public Health Training Center (RVPHTC) expansion
Region V Public Health Training Center
4-Year IHE
Increasing number of healthcare workers AND improving the quality of healthcare workforce
MULTI-STATE (Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, Wisconsin) but housed at UMich Schoool of Public Health
Public Health Professionals; Physician Group
48109
EMT to Paramedic Pathway
Jackson College, Emergent Health Partners Education
2-Year IHE
Improving the quality of healthcare workforce
Emergency Medical Technicians; Paramedics
49201
Pharmacy Community College Connect (PC3)
University of Michigan, tribal colleges, community colleges
4-Year IHE
Increasing number of healthcare workers
Statewide, but located in Ann Arbor
College students, general
48109
Livingston County Medical Reserve Corps
Livingston County Health Department
Public Health Departments
Increasing number of healthcare workers AND healthcare workforce retention
Regional (Livingston County)
Healthcare, general; Other: Public health volunteers
48843
The WellBridge Group Employee Education Benefits
WellBridge Group/NexCare Health Systems
Skilled Nursing
Increasing number of healthcare workers AND healthcare workforce retention
Regional (many locations in Southeast Michigan)
Nursing Assistants; Registered Nurses
48116
Michigan Center for Infectious Disease Threats
Michigan Medicine, University of Michigan
Hospitals
Improving the quality of healthcare workforce
Statewide
Public health professionals
48109
Lenawee ISD CTE
Lenawee ISD
Career Techs
Increasing number of healthcare workers
Regional
High school students
49221
Madison High School Biomedical Sciences CTE
Madison High School, ProMedica Charles & Virginia Hickman Hospital
Career Techs
Increasing number of healthcare workers
Regional
High school students
49221
Simulation and Virtual Reality Program
Eastern Michigan University
4-Year IHE
Improving the quality of healthcare workforce
Nurses, general
48197
Workforce Development Program
Siena Heights University, Michigan Works! Southeast
4-Year IHE
Increasing number of healthcare workers
Statewide (because it's online) but also MW! Southeast is planning on marketing it to job seekers in that region
Dental Assistants; Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians; Other Technologists and Technicians; Home Health and Personal Care Aides; Medical Assistants; ​Pharmacy Technicians; ​Physical Therapy Assistants; Surgical Technologists
49221
CNA Career Pathway Program at Brio Living Services
Brio Living Services
Home Care and Hospice
Improving the quality of healthcare workforce
Regional
Nursing Assistants
48118
Postbac MEDPREP
University of Michigan Medical School
4-Year IHE
Increasing number of healthcare workers
Regional (UM Medical School)
College students, general
48109
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