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Joanne Spetz, PhD

Associate Director of Research, Healthforce Center at UCSF. Professor at the Philip R Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, Department of Family and Community Medicine, and the School of Nursing at University of California, San Francisco

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Topics: COVID-19, Nursing, Staffing, Workforce Demand, Workforce Supply

October 20, 2021
This report explores how direct care workers and workers from similar entry-level occupations became unemployed during the COVID-19 pandemic; to what extent the skills of displaced workers align with those of direct care occupations; and how many displaced workers re-entered the workforce (including into direct care jobs) within the following year.
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Topics: COVID-19, Nursing, Workforce Demand, Workforce Supply

September 13, 2021
This report reviews the supply and demand of registered nurses in California and how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting the workforce.
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Topics: Nursing, Staffing, Workforce Supply

August 3, 2021
This article examines turnover among home health nurses, focusing on the role of schedule volatility.
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COVID-19 and the Health Workforce

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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February 1, 2021
This webinar focuses on registered nurse research using the National Sample Survey of Registered Nurses.
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