Explore the latest in health care workforce from The JAMA Network, including physican, nurse, and other professional supply, diversity, and distribution.
This Arts and Medicine essay reviews the 2016 independent feature film Black Women in Medicine, which chronicles the experiences of African American US female physicians.
This Viewpoint argues that incorporating advanced practice clinicians into more supported and empowered roles within neurology practices will improve patient care.
This Viewpoint argues for the importance and continued funding of the US teaching health center graduate medical education (GME) program, which funds community-based ambulatory primary care residency programs to address the shortage of primary care clinicians and improve primary care residency experiences.
This study describes the number of H-1B visa physician applications and active care H-1B visa applications physicians by state and employer in 2016.
This Viewpoint argues that there are sufficient numbers of primary care physicians in the United States and that any appearance of a shortage is attributable to factors such as unequal geographic distribution and management inefficiencies.
This Viewpoint argues that the United States faces a serious physician shortage that is likely to worsen in the coming decades.
This study examines the geographic distribution of the US dermatology workforce density using data from the American Academy of Dermatology and the Society for Dermatology Physician Assistants.
This JAMA Professionalism article uses the example of a 70-year-old physician who has concerns about his performance to discuss physician aging and its relationship to competency in clinical medical practice.
This Viewpoint discusses the needs to provide scholarships and stipends to medical students who commit early in their education to residency training in general surgery.
This systematic review and meta-analysis summarizes the estimate of attrition prevalence among general surgery residents.
This Viewpoint raises 3 concerns about the Veteran Affairs proposed rule for advanced practice registered nurses in the operating room.
This Viewpoint discusses how faulty data analysis can affect the outcome of reports comparing weekday vs weekend mortality among hospitalized patients.
This Viewpoint reports on the range of policy solutions proposed to address concerns about whether the Veterans Health Administration can adequately address the challenges in meeting the need for veterans’ care, especially in behavioral health.
This Viewpoint from the National Academy of Medicine's 2016 Vital Directions initiative proposes actions needed to meet the changing educational and training needs of the US health science workforce.
This Viewpoint from the National Academy of Medicine’s 2016 Vital Directions initiative summarizes changes that are needed in the US health care, its workforce, and its methods of care delivery to more effectively meet patient needs of the 21st century.