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Erin Fraher, PhD, MPP

Director, Program on Health Workforce Research and Policy
Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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COVID-19 and the Health Workforce

Authors: David Armstrong | Jean Moore | Erin Fraher | Bianca Frogner | Patricia Pittman | Joanne Spetz

Topics: COVID-19, Health Workforce Journal Supplement, Long-Term Care, Nursing, Oral Health, Primary Care

February 4, 2021
This commentary describes the articles included in the health workforce research journal supplement of Medical Care Research and Review. It discusses how the issues raised by the authors relate to the COVID-19 pandemic and rapidly changing health care environment.
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Authors: Erin Fraher | Allison Cummings | Dana Neutze

Topics: Education and Training, Health Workforce Journal Supplement, Primary Care, Staffing

November 20, 2020
This article surveyed MAs and family physicians for evidence of role confusion between MAs and physicians, physician resistance to delegate tasks to properly trained MAs, or MA reluctance to pursue training to take on new roles.
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May 21, 2020
This webinar is a discussion with leaders of Health Workforce Research Centers (HWRCs) to get their perspectives on COVID-19 impacts on the health workforce.
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Authors: Lisa de Saxe Zerden | Erica Richman | Brianna Lombardi | Kim Shoenbill | Erin Fraher

Topics: Behavioral Health, Methodology

February 27, 2020
This research brief demonstrates how electronic health records data can be used as a workforce research tool to assess the scope, contributions, and value of social work, a profession still in the process of establishing its return on investment in health care.
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Authors: Thomas Ricketts | Erin Fraher | Ryan Kandrack

Topics: Education and Training, Primary Care

February 1, 2019
This policy brief explores outcome metrics that can be used to evaluate pediatric graduate medical education (GME) investments in producing the workforce that meets state and national health care needs.
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