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Patricia Pittman, PhD

Director of the Fitzhugh Mullan Institute for Health Workforce Equity, Health Workforce Policy Research Center, and the Equity in Health Professions Education Research Center. Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, George Washington University

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April 13, 2021
This webinar focuses on the dental therapy movement and examines the role of health equity in its adoption.
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Authors: Patricia Pittman | Julia Strasser | Meg Ziemann | Noah Westfall | Rachel Banawa | Nicholas Chong

Topics: COVID-19, Data Visualization, Policy, Scope of Practice (SOP)

April 9, 2021
This interactive map tracks state-level emergency policies that expand the ability of specific groups to administer COVID-19 vaccines.
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Developers: Clese Erikson | Nicholas Chong | Eric Luo | Candice Chen | Patricia Pittman

Topics: COVID-19, Data Visualization, Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs), Workforce Demand

March 9, 2021
The COVID-19 County Workforce Deficit Estimator is an online tool to help state and federal planners consider the different strategic approaches to ensure sufficient heath workforce for COVID-19.
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Authors: Patricia Pittman | Noah Westfall | Margaret Ziemann | Julia Strasser

Topics: COVID-19, Primary Care, Workforce Demand, Workforce Supply

March 3, 2021
This Health Affairs blog article reviews recommendations authorizing community health workers, retired professionals, health professions students, pharmacists, dentists, and veterinarians to administer the COVID-19 vaccine.
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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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