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.
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.
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.
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.