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Medical School Applications Surge as COVID-19 Inspires Black and Latino Students to Become Doctors

February 3, 2021 by Christen Aldrich

Filed under COVID-19 for Employers, COVID-19 for the Workforce, For Career Seekers, For Employers, For the Workforce, Recruitment & Volunteers

Last modified February 4, 2021

Many school officials specifically note that the number of applicants from traditionally underrepresented Americans is helping to drive the surge.

Why Physicians Need More Sleep in 2021

February 2, 2021 by Christen Aldrich

Filed under For Career Seekers, For Employers, For the Workforce, Health and Wellness

Last modified February 3, 2021

Only about 67% of adults aged 18 years and older have reported receiving adequate sleep per night.

COVID-19 Drives Physician Burnout for Some Specialties

January 29, 2021 by Christen Aldrich

Filed under COVID-19 for Employers, COVID-19 for the Workforce, Engagement & Morale, Health and Wellness

Last modified February 1, 2021

Critical care physicians are now at the top of the list of physicians experiencing burnout at 51%.

Survey Shows Physician Happiness Outside Work Sees Sharp Drop in a Year

January 26, 2021 by Christen Aldrich

Filed under COVID-19 for Employers, COVID-19 for the Workforce, Engagement & Morale, Health and Wellness

Last modified January 27, 2021

Numbers in a new survey confirm that COVID-19’s drain on physicians has spread beyond their work and into their home life.

Therapists Donate Their Time to Counsel Distressed Health Care Workers

January 22, 2021 by Christen Aldrich

Filed under COVID-19 for Employers, COVID-19 for the Workforce, Health and Wellness

Last modified January 26, 2021

Research shows access to psychological interventions can help protect health care personnel from emotional distress.

Coronavirus is Driving These Nurses to Quit: ‘I realized my voice was too small to fix things’

January 21, 2021 by Christen Aldrich

Filed under COVID-19 for Employers, COVID-19 for the Workforce, Engagement & Morale

Last modified January 22, 2021

Too many nurses in the United States have left or are considering leaving their job over over COVID fears for their own safety.

Amid Coronavirus Pandemic, UK Researchers Urge Focus on ICU Staff Mental Health

January 19, 2021 by Christen Aldrich

Filed under COVID-19 for Employers, COVID-19 for the Workforce, Engagement & Morale, Health and Wellness

Last modified January 20, 2021

Nearly half of the 709 respondents to a survey met thresholds for either severe depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, or issues related to alcohol.

Exhausted Health Care Workers Feel Betrayed by Those Who Ignore COVID Rules

January 18, 2021 by Christen Aldrich

Filed under COVID-19 for Employers, COVID-19 for the Workforce, Engagement & Morale

Last modified January 19, 2021

Doctors and nurses describe a deep disconnect between the reality inside hospitals and life on the streets.

California Bypasses Nurse Staffing Ratio Rules Amid Virus Surge

January 15, 2021 by Christen Aldrich

Filed under COVID-19 for Employers, COVID-19 for the Workforce, Engagement & Morale, Regulations

Last modified January 18, 2021

Nurses say this change is pushing them to the brink of burnout and affecting patient care.

Health Workers Unions See Surge in Interest Amid COVID

January 15, 2021 by Christen Aldrich

Filed under COVID-19 for Employers, COVID-19 for the Workforce, Regulations

Last modified January 18, 2021

Research shows that health facilities with unions have better patient outcomes and are more likely to have inspections that can find and correct workplace hazards.