Health Center Governance

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NACHC’s Health Center Governance training programs offer useful and timely governing strategies to empower health center boards as they navigate the complex health care environment. Board member boot camps, online videos and modules, and essential resources are available. All resources and programs highlight nationally recognized practices. Topics are constantly updated so board members can address today’s most critical priorities while identifying strategies for long-term health center success.

Gain valuable skills:

  • Describe and understand health center board roles.
  • Demonstrate skill in financial oversight and other forms of oversight.
  • Apply strategic planning concepts.
  • Evaluate quality and quality improvement plans.
  • Generate CEO hiring, compensation, and succession plans.
  • Apply good practices for board meetings, retreats, board recruitment, and board member orientation.
  • Consider how to govern while managing complex topics in health care.
  • and more…

Upcoming 2021-2022 Training Events

01nov12:00 pm1:00 pmWebinar: CMS Vaccine Mandate: Compliance Requirements and Operational Resources for Health Centers12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Event TagsCOVID-19,Health Center Governance

Health Center Governance Fundamentals

Board Member Training & Events

Short Videos and E-Learning Modules

Short videos and e-learning modules can be integrated into a health center board’s own ongoing education or new board member orientation, including:

Access to Essential Governance Tools & Guidance

Many resources can be found on the Health Center Resource Clearinghouse, including:

Collaboration with Primary Care Associations (PCAs) on Goverance

A PCA/NACHC Governance Group meets to support health center boards. A Shared Governance Curriculum has been developed on key topics including board responsibilities and board composition/ recruitment. Interested PCAs can use the curriculum to train board members. Contact for more information.

COVID-19 Response and Support

Educational programs are tailored and constantly updated to meet ongoing challenges. COVID-19 specific resources can be found in the Health Center Resource Clearinghouse, including:

Quick TTA Resources

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NACHC’s TTA programs are supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) as part of an award totaling $6,625,000 with 0 percentage financed with non-governmental sources. The contents are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government. For more information, please visit