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The History of BACH

One of the first initiatives was to co-fund the creation of career maps that outlined how lower-paid hospital workers could move into better-paying jobs, with information about the training and education needed.


Building on the career mapping, BACH then developed a career-coaching model. The Coalition formally launched the “Career Coaching Initiative” in 2005, with funding from The Open Society Institute-Baltimore, the Annie E. Casey Foundation and the Aaron Straus and Lillie Straus Foundation. Over time, this initial funding supported six career coaches, who worked with incumbent workers at five hospitals, helping them gain the training they needed to move into better-paying jobs. Another four career coaches and two assessment facilitators were supported through a grant from the U.S. Department of Labor to the Johns Hopkins Health System’s “Project REACH.”


Dedicated to the four people whose vision and hard work helped launch the Baltimore Alliance for Careers in Healthcare:

Diane Bell-McKoy, Patrice Cromwell, Pamela Paulk and Karen Sitnick.

Mapping and Coaching...

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