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Healthforce Minnesota

Major Initiatives

For 15 years, since 2008, the Minnesota State HealthForce Center of Excellence has been collaborating with partners in education, industry and community to:

  • Increase the number and expand the diversity of healthcare workers.
  • Integrate health science education practice and research
  • Build capacity for education and industry to collaborate
  • Enhance patient care

On this page, you’ll find information about the major initiatives underway to help us achieve those goals. For more information about specific initiatives or how you can collaborate with the Minnesota State HealthForce Center of Excellence, contact us.

Our Initiatives

Coalition for Nursing Equity and Excellence
Building equity as we build the nursing workforce through statewide collaboration.


Expanding diversity through collaborative partnerships.

Health Care Core Curriculum

Basics every healthcare employee should know.

Mental Health Workforce

Gearing up & taking action.

Minnesota Clinical Laboratory Workforce

Addressing a critical shortage of facilities for training.

National Nursing Accreditation

Simplifying a complex process.

Scrubs Camp

Getting students excited about healthcare careers.

The Clinical Coordination Partnership

Revolutionizing the way clinical experiences are scheduled.

“The foundational success of HFM can be contributed to the relationships it has with its provider partners.”

Scott Olson, President, Winona State University