Health Care Access & Coverage
What Happened to the Nursing Workforce?
A Conversation with David Benton, PhD, RN, Bianca Frogner, PhD, Gopi Shah Goda, PhD, Karen Lasater, PhD, RN, moderated by Rachel M. Werner, MD, PhD
The health care workforce is facing labor shortages in multiple professions. The shortage of nurses is particularly acute. Multiple causes have been blamed for the nurse shortage including, burnout, uneven distribution, demographic shifts and the rise of travel and agency nursing during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, as the threat of pandemic has eased, and the shortage persists. Join Penn LDI and a panel of experts to dive into this multifaceted issue to explore how stakeholders, including policymakers, health care organizations, and educational institutions might work together to solve it.