The Mason Center for Interprofessional Health Workforce Development was established to support the Claude Moore Scholars program though data collection on health workforce needs as well as supporting education and training through a learning management system that provides teacher support, and a variety of curricula including instruction in 21 of the 23 “career readiness skills” required in Career and Technical Education. The Center serves as a catalyst and facilitator of community action for health workforce development across Virginia by leveraging Mason’s resources and expertise to support research and community planning for workforce development.
The Center supports the development and delivery of public/private strategies to optimize physical and behavioral health career education (career entry and progression) and post-graduate skill training. Additionally, the Center serves as a technical assistance center for health workforce research, program evaluation, and planning and analysis for government agencies, academic entities, and professional organizations.
Since 1991, Loudoun Hunger Relief has been a leading non-profit providing food assistance to the residents of Loudoun County, ensuring access to nutritious foods for families in need.
The Fairfax County Public Schools Health and Medical Sciences and the Claude Moore Scholars in partnership with Inova Health System are preparing students by putting their medical skills to test by simulating full-scale mock disasters.
Claude Moore Scholar – Jeff Rivera is a recent graduate at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, majoring in Radiation Sciences and graduating in May 2019. Jeff’s concentration within his major was Radiography, with a sub-specialization in Cardiac Catheterization for heart imaging.
Claude Moore Scholar – Lexi prepared for a healthcare career by majoring in Radiation Services at Virginia Commonwealth University, with a concentration in Radiography and a sub-specialization in Computerized Tomography (CT) scanning.