COVID-19 is an illness caused by a virus that can spread from person to person, which escalated to a global pandemic in 2020. The health workforce is on the front line of the Coronavirus pandemic. There is a critical need to develop effective strategies to assure and sustain the availability of a sufficiently sized and well-trained health workforce to care for patients during the pandemic.

Authors: Danbi Lee | Paula Kett | Selina Mohammed | Bianca Frogner | Janice Sabin

Topics: COVID-19, Diversity

May 9, 2023
This article examines providers’ observations of inequitable care delivery towards COVID-19 positive patients who are Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) and/or have disabilities, and identifies ways the health workforce may be contributing to inequitable care.
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The Impact of COVID-19 on Medical and Registered Nurse Education

Authors: David Armstrong | Sage Shirley

Topics: COVID-19, Education and Training, Nursing

April 19, 2023
This research brief examines the impact of COVID-19 on undergraduate medical education and on RN education from the start of the pandemic up to the present.
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Authors: Clese Erikson | Yoon Hong Park | Natalie Felida | Michael Dill

Topics: COVID-19, Telehealth

March 15, 2023
This article uses Association of American Medical Colleges’ Consumer Survey data to analyze the relationship between access to care and telehealth during the pandemic, with a particular focus on underserved populations.
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Authors: Marieke van Eijk | Lillian Prueher | Paula Kett | Bianca Frogner | Grace Guenther

Topics: COVID-19, Policy, Staffing

January 11, 2023
This article examines how fluctuating federal funding and the COVID-19 pandemic have affected the federal Health Insurance Navigator Program in 2020.
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