- Susan Chapman, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN
Deputy Director, Health Workforce Research Center on Long-Term Care, University of California, San Francisco and Professor, Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences, the School of Nursing, and the Healthforce Center and the Institute for Health Policy Studies (UCSF)
- 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
- Bianca Frogner, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine
Director, Center for Health Workforce Studies, University of Washington School of Medicine
- 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
- Laura Wagner, PhD, RN, FAAN
Associate Professor, University of California San Francisco
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.
SESSION 1: Health Career Pathways – What’s Working?
This session describes several very different health career paths—some that are successful and some that still face significant challenges.
SESSION 2: Reducing Health Workforce Turnover in a Complex Health Care Environment
Round table discussion on workforce shortages, burnout, and inadequate wages for some professions make it increasingly difficult to retain qualified health care workers. This round table discussion explores strategies to reduce health workforce turnover and encourage retention.
For additional information see the full agenda below.