State Workforce Strategies in Response to COVID-19: Experiences From the Field


  • Angela Beck, PhD, MPH

    Director, Behavioral Health Workforce Research Center, University of  Michigan

  • 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

  • Jean Moore DrPH, MSN, FAAN

    Director, Center for Health Workforce Studies, School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY

  • 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

  • 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


COVID-19, Scope of Practice (SOP), Telehealth, Workforce Demand, Workforce Supply


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.

Webinar participants will:

  • Gain insight into state responses to quickly build health workforce surge capacity
  • Learn about COVID-19 workforce resources available on the Health Workforce Technical Assistance Center website
  • Hear about plans for current and future studies by the HWRCs related to COVID-19


55 minutes

Event Date

May 21, 2020