5 Best Blogs for Healthcare and Training

5 Best Training Health Blogs

There are so many helpful blogs about training and healthcare, it’s nearly impossible to choose the best. Here are five that will help you keep learning and will provide inspiration for building a superior professional development program.


The Alliance of Professional Health Advocates (APHA) reaches wide with a little bit of everything for existing or aspiring health workers. The blog, written by the prolific and insightful Trisha Torrey, doesn’t covers specifically training, but everything from tips for working with patients to running a better advocacy practice. A stream of information that will help you gain perspective on your organization’s needs, including training and beyond.


With a shtick that makes it imminently readable, Judy Katz posts short snippits (weighing in at–you guessed it–around 140 words) about instructional design. Katz knows her field better than most and is deeply involved in online education. She reports on industry trends, best practices and opinions on what makes great education.

The E-Learning Coach

With the kind of actionable tips facilitators love, The E-Learning Coach is an incredibly useful stream of tips and techniques for running an online classroom. Any one of Connie Malamed’s articles will improve your training almost immediately.


If your goal is to help your team communicate better with clients, Communicating.Across.Boundaries is filled with heart-felt musings on the mash-up of cultures. A registered nurse and expert trainer, blogger Marilyn Gardner meditates on topics ranging from healthcare to spirituality to poetry.

ASTD Learning Executive Blog

Top-level executives and directors can glean strategic perspective from the ASTD Learning Executive Blog. You’ll find information tailored for leaders who are accountable to boards, committees, funders and the rest of the organization that decides if online learning stays or goes. This will make you reflect on how you want to build and run a training program.

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