PHF is an independent, non-membership organization and aims to improve the public’s health by strengthening the quality and performance of public health practice. PHF specializes in performance management, quality improvement, and workforce development to improve public health. The Foundation has developed effective resources, tools, information, and training for health agencies, organizations, and individuals to help improve performance and community health outcomes. A number of tools and programs are available for performance improvement. In addition, the organization conducts applied research, compiles and presents data and advances the field of public health systems research.
The PHF offers resources including the Learning Resource Center, its online learning management system-TRAIN, the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice, and the Public Health Improvement Resource Center. The resources and tools link has articles, case studies, guidance, presentations; reports, tools and training materials. The public health improvement resource center is a searchable database of online public health improvement resource.
Health workforce and training, Public health