Upcoming Event: A Convening to Promote Diversity in Illinois’ Health Workforce on May 23, 2024

The Illinois Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) along with planning partners from across the state, invites organizations to attend A Convening to Promote Diversity in Illinois’ Health Workforce to learn about health workforce programs & initiatives for youth and young adults. This in-person event is free but registration is required. Register here. Date/Time/Location:Harold Washington LibraryLower […]

BHWC and CEO highlighted in SIU Medicine Aspects magazine

The Behavioral Health Workforce Center and Kari Wolf, MD, CEO of the BHWC, were recently highlighted in SIU Medicine’s Spring 2024 Aspects magazine. The online version of this publication sheds light on the efforts of SIU Medicine’s individuals and programs working to advance mental health support. In a time when the nation is facing obstacles […]

Watch the announcement for Illinois’ new behavioral health workforce center

Governor JB Pritzker along with state and local officials celebrated the launch of a new Behavioral Health Workforce Center.

New Behavioral Health Workforce Center Announced Governor JB Pritzker along with state and local officials celebrated the launch of a new Behavioral Health Workforce Center, which will increase Illinois’ capacity to recruit, educate, and retain behavioral health professionals. Southern Illinois University School of Medicine (SIU SOM) will serve as the primary administrative hub in Springfield, […]