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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November 2, 2023
The 2023 Symposium featured experts from 9 federally-funded health workforce research centers discussing the most pressing issues facing the health workforce today. Recorded live on October 11, 2023 at the National Press Club in Washington, DC.
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Authors: Brianna Lombardi | Emily McCartha | Connor Sullivan | Erin Fraher

Topics: COVID-19

September 1, 2022
This brief summarizes current research on workplace violence in healthcare settings in the COVID-19 pandemic context.
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Authors: Thomas Ricketts | Deborah Porterfield | Randall Miller | Erin Fraher

Topics: Diversity, Staffing, Workforce Demand, Workforce Supply

June 7, 2021
This article describes trends in both the number of board-certified preventive medicine physicians and those physicians who self-designate preventive medicine as a primary or secondary specialty, as well as the age, gender distribution, and geographic distribution of this workforce.
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Authors: Erin Fraher

Topics: Diversity, Integration and Collaboration, Workforce Demand

March 20, 2021
This article examines the slow and gradual diversification of the surgical workforce in North Carolina.
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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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