Education

The Weitzman Institute’s Education Program aims to provide high-quality, interdisciplinary, and innovative continuing education opportunities for medical, behavioral health, nursing, dental, and other health professionals in FQHCs and other primary care practices throughout Connecticut and across the U.S. Our mission is to enhance the team-based practice skills of primary care providers and care team members on chronic and complex conditions and diseases to improve the health of the vulnerable patient populations they serve.

In support of improving patient care, Community Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team. 

Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education

In December 2020, Community Health Center, Inc. and its Weitzman Institute received Joint Accreditation for Interprofessional Continuing Education effective through November 2024. CHC is the first Federally Qualified Health Center in the United States to be awarded Joint Accreditation, further solidifying its leadership role in offering multidisciplinary education for health care teams caring for the nation’s most vulnerable patient populations.

Weitzman ECHO

Weitzman ECHO(Extension for Community Health Outcomes) provides specialty support for primary care providers seeking to gain expertise in the management of certain complex illnesses and conditions.
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Post-Graduate Clinical Education Programs

Postgraduate residency programs provide comprehensive training to support future leaders of the primary care movement.