HWTAC disseminates the work of all of the HRSA-sponsors health workforce research centers (HWRCs) across the country. This Research Alert archive houses technical reports, research and policy briefs, journal articles, and other resources produced by the HWRCs. You can search the Research Alerts archive by a specific topic or research center. Search results are listed chronologically, with the most recent resources appearing first.

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September 27, 2022
This article examines the individual, educational, community, and policy factors that predict whether postgraduate dental (PGD)-trained dentists serve Medicaid children, accept new Medicaid patients, or work in an FQHC.
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September 27, 2022
This article examines the individual, institutional, and policy factors that predict the pursuit of postgraduate dental (PGD) training.
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September 13, 2022
This article explores the causes and levels of moral distress experienced by clinicians caring for low-income patients of safety net practices in the US during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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September 7, 2022
Research has shown evidence of doulas’ positive impacts on maternal health outcomes, particularly among underserved populations. Such research supports expanding access to doula services. However, health workforce-related barriers challenge the development of robust doula services in the US.
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August 31, 2022
This article examines prior health care employment and financial assistance factors associated with completion of pre-licensure RN education programs, by initial entry degree (associate degree or bachelor of science in nursing) and across racial and ethnic groups.
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