In this news article Dr. Candice Chen comments that the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services also bears some responsibility for residents’ working conditions. Read full article here.
In this news piece from npr, Julia Strasser, a senior research scientist at George Washington University's Fitzhugh Mullan Institute for Health Workforce Equity said commenting on Roe v. Wade overturning:" There are also many outstanding questions about how exactly the workforce will adapt to the changes in state laws". "The workforce that can provide this care will be dramatically reduced," she says. "What we don't know yet is to what extent providers will either drop out of the workforce altogether, or whether they will leave a state that is restrictive and go practice in another state that is less restrictive." View full article here.
Mullan Institute director, Dr. Patricia (Polly) Pittman was quoted in an article by the MedPage Today .
If we want to think about policy solutions that are going to really stop the leakage ... we really need to make sure that we understand the major drivers" of nurses leaving the profession, said Patricia "Polly" Pittman, PhD, of the Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. Read full article.
Polly Pittman, the director of the Fitzhugh Mullan Institute for Health Workforce Equity at George Washington University commented on nurses staffing levels saying “This is the first time in 40 years that there has been a decline in the number of nurses in the economy, in the workplace, and it’s a real shocker,” Pittman said. “We have system-level problems that are causing a leakage in the current nursing workforce and that needs to be addressed.” In this article Patricia Pittman recommends several approaches that could directly affect the nurse pipeline. Read full article.
Julia Strasser, Mullan Institute member and senior research scientist at The George Washington University Milken Institute School of Public Health in Washington, was featured in this article by Medscape for her study "Workforce Providing Abortion Care and Management of Pregnancy Loss in the US".
"Providers that practice in those restricted states will not only stop providing care there but also won't be able to train the next generation of workforce to be able to provide that care," Strasser said. "It's a pipeline problem." Read the full article here.