The National Conference of State Legislatures created the Institute for Professional Health Staff Development.
The Institute conducts annual seven-day conferences to educate professional state legislative staff members on the basics of health policy.
- Under a subcontract, the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill developed the curriculum for the Institute.
- In collaboration with UNC, the Institute conducted the first two annual seminars in 1999 and 2000.
- Project staff produced a resource guide for participants.