Program Highlights


General Statistics


·       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 CA-PHC program.

Training Statistics


Initial Training

·       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%.

Continuing Education

·       Delivered 170 hours of training & continuing education since August 2021.



·       Fellows are saying: “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.”