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The Michigan Primary Care Association (MPCA) places a strong emphasis on developing and overseeing workforce development initiatives to increase the effectiveness of health professional recruitment and retention programs for the Association and Michigan Health Centers. Our top priority, and the focus of a majority of our efforts, is assisting Health Centers in recruiting and retaining highly qualified health care professionals to serve the needs of the medically vulnerable population in Michigan. Our goal is to strengthen the existing network of health centers by providing better access to research and best practices surrounding workforce development, and to support policies that strengthen the primary care workforce in the future.














The MPCA understands that recruitment and retention is critical for Health Centers. The resources in our Recruitment and Retention Toolkit are intended to be a guide, and can be used in training your health center staff to be more prepared and involved in the recruitment and retention process.  

Workforce Updates

Department of Health and Human Services Office of Global Affairs and Health Resources and Service Administration J-1 Waiver for Clinical Care FY 2017 Overview Webinar | November 18, 2016 


Michigan Conrad 30 J1 Waiver Program


Conrad 30 State Totals from Funding Year 2001 through Funding Year 2013 


Workforce Upcoming Events 




MPCA 2018 Annual Conference | July 22-24, 2018 |  Grand Traverse Resort  | Acme, Michigan 49610


Michigan Recruitment and Retention Network (MRRN)


Working at a Health Center


Health centers are ideal settings for clinicians who are dedicated to serving the underserved, working with diverse populations, and participating in a team-oriented environment. Health center professionals witness the critical need for comprehensive, accessible, affordable, quality care on a daily basis. Benefits for health care professionals working at a health center include, but are not limited to:

Besides financial benefits, health centers and their employees create a seamless system of access to high quality primary and preventive health care for all residents.


Current Employment Opportunities


Michigan Health Centers are seeking dedicated health care professionals and support staff to provide quality health care to those in need across the state. MPCA is dedicated to helping you find an opportunity in an underserved area that will meet your professional and personal needs and qualifications.Click here for a list of employment opportunities at Michigan Health Centers


To learn more about an employment opportunity or post a vacancy within your Michigan Health Center, please contact Crystal S. Korpi, Workforce Development Specialist.

Human Resources Network

MPCA's Human Resources (HR) Network is a group of Michigan Health Center representatives responsible for recruitment, retention, human resources, and workforce development in Health Centers across the state, placing particular emphasis on recruitment and retention. To learn more or view other MPCA Peer Communication Networks, click here.



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Crystal S. Korpi

Workforce Development Specialist

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