Senate Committee Holds Hearing on Health Care Workforce Shortages

The Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions held a Full Committee hearing today, “The Health Care Workforce: Addressing Shortages and Improving Care”, which examined how to address health workforce shortages, giving particular attention to workforce shortages in rural areas. Testimony was provided by Dr. Kristen Goodell, of the Boston University School of Medicine, Dr. Julie Sanford of James Madison University, and Dr. Elizabeth Phelan of Elizabeth Phelan of the University of Washington. 

A memo on the hearing may be accessed here