The growth of undergraduate public health education shows no signs of slowing down. The latest Department of Education data shows over 10,000 bachelor's degree graduates per year. This does not include the growing number of public health and global health minors or courses designed for general education or to prepare student for clinical graduate education.
As the U.S. health system becomes more and more complex, the term “Health Navigator” is starting to appear in the national media as the newest emerging career. That's why we are excited to announce the launch of the Health Navigation Series.
Developed under the editorial direction of Richard K. Riegelman, MD, MPH, PhD, this series of four textbooks and accompanying digital learning materials is designed for health navigator associate degree and certificate programs leading to employment as community health workers, patient navigators, and/or health insurance navigators.
Guest blogger, author, and editor of the Essential Public Health Series, Richard Riegelman MD, MPH, PhD, writes about the emerging career field known as “Health Navigator.”
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