Starting, maintaining, and growing a successful health center requires a firm grasp of many statutory and regulatory requirements in addition to a range of financial, operational, and care delivery systems.

Starting With Success: Building and Enhancing Your Health Center, is a two-day virtual training workshop that delivers a comprehensive, nuts-and-bolts training curriculum for leaders and organizations seeking a true “Health Center 101.” Day 1 provides learners an in-depth overview of HRSA’s Health Center Program and covers foundational elements such as Scope of Project, HRSA’s Compliance Program, and Health Center Governance. Day 2 highlights how health centers operationalize and finance the services they provide with introductory sessions on health center staffing, collaborations, data monitoring and reporting, budgeting, and the sliding fee discount program.

Faculty for this workshop include a unique mix of staff from HRSA’s Bureau of Primary Health Care, NACHC, former health center leaders, and consultant subject matter experts.

Learning Objectives

As a result of this training, you will be able to:

  • Better describe basic concepts related to HRSA’s Health Center Program.

  • Apply key concepts related to operating and financing a health center to your organization.

  • Interact with health center industry experts/colleagues and learn what makes your health center unique.


  • Representatives from the Bureau of Primary Health Care/Health Resources & Services Administration

  • NACHC Subject Matter Experts

  • Current and Former Health Center Leaders, Board Members, and OSV Reviewers