The Fitzhugh Mullan Institute for Health Workforce Equity was cited in an article in this Teaching and Learning in Nursing article by Kathleen Gravens PhD, RN and Sharon Goldfarb DNP, RN, FNP-BC.
Abstract: The Organization of Associate Degree Nursing has declared Advancing the Social Mission of Nursing as the major theme for the year (Meyer, 2020). Nursing's historic roots are embedded in social mission. Social mission encompasses the social determinants of health, which are a major factor impacting health outcomes. In order to effectively prepare associate degree nursing graduates to address issues related to health equity, nurse educators should re-examine the core purpose of nursing education to ensure inclusion of social mission.
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Dr. Candice Chen was featured in this National Geographic piece about contact tracing written by Lois Parshley.
BETWEEN A SWEEP of mountains and an expanse of dark waters, a 14-story building looms over Prince William Sound. Most of Whittier, Alaska’s 280 residents live in the peach-colored confines of Begich Tower, which was built in 1956 as a U.S. Army barracks. The building has its own post office and grocery store. An underground tunnel leads to the town’s small school. “We are our own petri dish—we share the same ventilation system,” says Jim Hunt, the city’s manager.
Dr. Candice Chen was featured in the Atlantic piece by Olga Khazan.
With her thin eyebrows arched high on her forehead, Robyn Openshaw urged her 212,000 fans to stand up to a new menace: contact tracing. Openshaw, a widely followed health blogger who goes by “Green Smoothie Girl” on Facebook, had recently heard of a bill in Congress that would provide $100 million to mobile health clinics to help monitor the spread of COVID-19.
Institute for Democratic Renewal aggregates content from government and leading institutions engaged in the global effort to curtail the coronavirus pandemic. The Center delivers original content from Claremont Graduate University researchers and creates graphic content in GIS modeling. IPRC lists the Mullan Institute Contact Tracing Estimator as a resource. Read More.
WebMD: Steven Reinberg of HealthDay - THURSDAY, July 30, 2020 (HealthDay News) -- As COVID-19 infections surge across the United States, 11 states could find themselves with too few doctors to treat non-COVID patients in intensive care units, a new report finds. "This week's update shows that Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Idaho, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Utah and Washington all could face a shortage of intensivists," said researcher Patricia Pittman, director of George Washington University's Fitzhugh Mullan Institute for Health Workforce Equity in Washington, D.C. "In these states, less than 50% of intensivists are available for non-COVID patients." Read full article.