Explore the latest in health care workforce, including physican, nurse, and other professional supply, diversity, and distribution.
This study examines the change in matriculant sex, race, and ethnicity in US medical schools after the 2009 implementation of diversity standards from the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) meant to broaden diversity among qualified applicants.
This study evaluates the association of nurse shift-level workloads in the neonatal intensive care unit with missed nursing care using nurse-reported data.
This crossover study of primary care physicians evaluates whether the use of medical scribes in primary care improves physician productivity and patient satisfaction.
This study analyzes county-level data from nationwide US data to compare dermatologist density between urban and rural areas.
This study characterizes the number of licenses issued to assistant physicians in the first year of Missouri’s assistant physician program, which authorizes physicians who have not completed their residencies to provide primary care services in underserved areas.
This Viewpoint reviews Johns Hopkins’ successful experience in increasing the number of faculty physicians in dermatology from groups underrepresented in medicine and suggests steps that other institutions can take to replicate this success.
This study investigates how new parent leave policies are perceived by dermatology program directors and residents.
This qualitative study characterizes how black, Hispanic, and Native American resident physicians experience race/ethnicity in the workplace during their graduate medical education and training.
This economic evaluation study uses Medicaid prescription data from 2011 to 2016 to analyze the association of number of physicians permitted to prescribe buprenorphine for opioid addiction treatment with use of buprenorphine treatment and prescription opioid use among Medicaid enrollees.
In this Medical News & Perspectives article, a US Navy flight surgeon talks about caring for sailors, heading out to sea, and learning to fly. The story is part of an ongoing JAMA News series profiling the daily routine of health care professionals making a difference in their communities.
This Arts and Medicine essay discusses efforts in US medical centers to develop wall portraiture that honors the full diversity of medical school classes and junior faculty.
This qualitative analysis of health care student and professional responses to questions about inclusion and respect in respondents’ hospitals and health schools describes factors influencing their perceptions and strategies to improve inclusion and retain a diverse health care workforce.
This survey study evaluates the barriers to breastfeeding among a large representative nationwide cohort of physicians who are mothers.
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