Education and Employment

The U.S. Health Workforce: State Profiles | Bureau of Health Workforce

The U.S. Health Workforce: State Profiles The State Profiles provide data on 34 types of health occupations – from physicians, nurses, and dentists to counselors, physical therapists, medical assistants, and others. They are companion documents to the U.S. Health Workforce Chartbook and were developed to make data on the U.S. health workforce more readily available …

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Health Workforce Analysis | Bureau of Health Workforce

Research Findings At the National Center for Health Workforce Analysis (NCHWA), we examine a broad range of issues that impact the nation’s health workforce and, in turn, inform program planning and policymaking.  Access our latest health workforce research within the following topic areas: Research Projections Research Centers Program Highlights Source: Research Findings | Bureau of …

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State Employment First Policies: Research to Practice State

This brief is the first in a series focusing on Employment First implementation as it relates to one of the seven elements within the High-Performing States in Integrated Employment model1. It examines the background of circumstances under which Employment First efforts began in seven states, and introduces each state’s values, mission, and goals around increasing …

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Removing Barriers and Facilitating Access: Increasing the Number of Physicians With Disabilities

Source: Removing Barriers and Facilitating Access: Increasing the Number of Physicians With Disabilities: Academic Medicine Meeks, Lisa, M.; Herzer, Kurt; Jain, Neera, R. Download PDF ABSTRACT Nearly one-fifth of the U.S. population has a disability, and many of these Americans experience disparities in the health care they receive. In part, these health care disparities result …

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Paving the Way for Medical Students, Physicians With Disabilities

Source: Paving the Way for Medical Students, Physicians With Disabilities Tuesday, March 13, 2018 |by Stacy Weiner, Senior Writer A new report explores the experiences of students and residents with disabilities and outlines promising practices for medical schools and teaching hospitals. Medical schools and teaching hospitals are striving to support learners with disabilities, yet they often …

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Exclusive: Nurses with disabilities face discrimination in workplace

Source: Exclusive: Nurses with disabilities face discrimination in workplace | News | Nursing Times Nurses with disabilities regularly face discrimination in the NHS, despite ongoing efforts to boost equality, an investigation by Nursing Times has found. One nurse with a lifelong condition described how she had been told by colleagues she was a danger to herself and …

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Mayo Clinic Alumni Association | ‘It can be done:’ Mayo Clinic School of Medicine evolves, accommodating a student’s disabilities

Source: Mayo Clinic Alumni Association | ‘It can be done:’ Mayo Clinic School of Medicine evolves, accommodating a student’s disabilities When Leah Grengs Thompson, M.D. (MED ’17), was 6 years old, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) became law. The ADA prohibits discrimination against individuals with disabilities in all areas of public life including jobs, …

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PCPID Releases Report on Direct Support Workforce | Administration for Community Living

February 14, 2018 The President’s Committee for People with Intellectual Disabilities (PCPID) has released its 2017 report, America’s Direct Support Workforce Crisis: Effects on People with Intellectual Disabilities, Families, Communities and the U.S. Economy. Source: PCPID Releases Report on Direct Support Workforce | ACL Administration for Community Living Direct support professionals (DSPs) provide services and …

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CDC – NIOSH Total Worker Health Webinar Series

NIOSH Total Worker Health® program Source: CDC – NIOSH Total Worker Health Webinar Series Webinar Series Recognizing the complex, often interlinked hazards affecting the health, safety, and well-being of today’s workforce, the NIOSH Total Worker Health® program is excited to present a free webinar series aimed at providing the latest research and case studies for protecting …

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