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Education and Training

There is a wide variety of health professions educational and training programs in the US. These programs are crucial for insuring an adequate supply of health care providers both in number and in preparation to meet the needs of the population.

October 14, 2022
Panelists in this webinar describe their respective career paths and share insights they have gained along their professional journeys.
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Authors: Elizabeth Mertz | Timothy Bates | Aubri Kottek | Matthew Jura | Miranda Werts | Bradley Munson | Marko Vujicic

Topics: Education and Training, Oral Health

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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Authors: Timothy Bates | Matthew Jura | Miranda Werts | Aubri Kottek | Bradley Munson | Marko Vujicic | Elizabeth Mertz

Topics: Education and Training, Oral Health

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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Authors: Marieke van Eijk | Grace Guenther | Andrew Jopson | Susan Skillman | Bianca Frogner

Topics: Education and Training, Emerging Models and Innovations, Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs)

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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Authors: Susan Skillman | Hannah Johnson | Bianca Frogner

Topics: Education and Training, Nursing

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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