This has been an excellent week to learn what others in my position are doing across the country.  All the state health directors met in Florida this week to look ahead and strategize about the coming year’s goals.  I’m always proud when our award-winning programs are highlighted, but it’s a great opportunity to talk to others about best practices in their states and bring them back to Arizona.  The “New Public Health” blog has some interesting moments from the conference and is a good resource for new ideas.