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Save the Date! For the 12th Annual Public Health Improvement Training (PHIT): Advancing Performance in Agencies, Systems and Communities April 24-25, 2014 | Atlanta, Georgia

PHIT provides participants opportunities for training in performance improvement topics such as:

  • Quality improvement and facilitation
  • Performance management and performance measures
  • National voluntary accreditation
  • Health assessment and improvement planning
  • Strategic planning   


PHIT offers a variety of interactive learning and skill-building sessions designed for different experience levels. PHIT also features dynamic keynote sessions, stimulating discussion groups and convenient networking activities.


PHIT is produced by the National Network of Public Health Institutes (NNPHI), in close collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), with involvement from national partner organizations. 


Stay tuned for more information about the training
and the launch of registration this month!


Who Would Most Benefit from Participating?    

There are a limited number of seats at PHIT 2014.  Though we hope to accommodate all registrants, registration will be pending until registrants receive registration approval.   The following audiences will receive priority registration approval: 


  • Representatives from state, tribal, local or territorial health departments interested in learning and gaining skills in public health improvement   Performance Improvement Managers  
  • Accreditation Support Initiative Sites supported by the National Association of County and City Health Officials     
  • Current or potential accreditation, quality improvement, and community health improvement coordinators/ facilitators (e.g., MAPP coordinators)    
  • Representatives from state associations, public health institutes, public health association affiliates, or others who work with state, tribal, local or territorial health departments to improve agency and system performance


What are the Benefits of Attending?

  • Gain insight into the relationships between various public health improvement initiatives and tools, including the NPHPS, accreditation, and state/community health improvement planning frameworks.
  • Learn how to conduct the NPHPS state, local, and governance assessment process and take steps to prepare for accreditation.
  • Participate in small workshops that will offer attendees a hands-on opportunity to learn and practice the skills of performance and quality improvement.     
  • Hear and share valuable tips at this premier networking event for performance improvement professionals and those interested in public health agency, system and community health improvement.
  • View last year's PHIT Agenda.


What is the Cost?

  • The $120 registration fee covers the cost of materials.  
  • Meals are not included in the cost. Participants will be responsible for purchasing their food and beverage items.   
  • Unfortunately, scholarships or stipends are not available.


If you received this Save-the-Date, you will receive more information, including registration, in February 2014.  Information will also be available at  

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