Cal-PPH Program Highlights
- 82% of fellows are bilingual, with 13 non-English languages represented.
- 71% of fellows are first-generation college students.
- 87% of fellows belong to racial/ethnic minority groups, as defined by CDC. (Racial/ethnic minority groups” includes people of color with a wide variety of backgrounds & experiences. Centers for Disease Control & Prevention, 2022.)
- 90% of fellows report feeling very or extremely satisfied with the Cal-PPH program.
- 59 subject matter experts conducted three weeks of intensive virtual training on core public health topics.
- Knowledge assessments improved by 24% & self-reported public health core competencies scores increased by 32%.
- Delivered 170 hours of training & continuing education since August 2021.
“I am getting more and more involved in my county responsibilities over a wider spectrum of the public health continuum, and this is very exciting to me.” Quote by: 2022 Fellow