Health Workforce Research

View the latest publications from federally-funded health workforce research centers across the nation.


Upcoming Webinar

Innovative Dental Hygiene Practice: Community-Based Oral Health Care Services in Oregon and Minnesota

Our most recent oral health webinar discussed the state-to-state variability in dental hygiene (DH) scope of practice (SOP) and the impacts of DH SOP on access to care. This webinar explores best practices for community-based DH services in Oregon and Minnesota—both states that support a broad SOP for hygienists.

Recent Research

Mental and Physical Health Status of US Health Care Workers

Burnout has long been a concern among health care workers, leading to various mental and physical health conditions. The COVID-19 pandemic exacerbated this issue, as health care workers faced extended hours, increased workloads, and the emotional toll of caring for a higher number of dying patients. These factors have contributed to a significant rise in...
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Most Recent HWRC Annual Report

HWRCs' Annual Report, 2023

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Featured Topic

Community Health Needs Assesment

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Established to support the efforts of the National Center for Health Workforce Analysis (NCHWA), the Health Workforce Technical Assistance Center (HWTAC) provides technical assistance to states and organizations that engage in health workforce planning. Our strength at HWTAC is our experience and knowledge about health workforce research. We offer a wide array of technical expertise to support health workforce planning at many levels.

HWTAC is based at the Center for Health Workforce Studies (CHWS) at the School of Public Health, University at Albany, State University of New York.

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