Engaging a University: The CCHERS Experience
Keywords:Higher Education, Campus-Community Partnerships, Health
AbstractThe Center for Community Health Education Research and Service, Inc. (CCHERS) is a partnership in health professions education between two private universities, an academic medical center, the city public health department, and a network of fourteen community health centers serving the diverse populations of the City of Boston. The CCHERS experience is one of being a catalyst for engaging a university in a collaborative agenda for the social and economic development of an urban community.
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