Engaging policy makers with data on health workforce challenges from COVID 19

Product type: presentation at University Research Week, October 21, 2020

Authors: Erin Fraher, PhD, MPP and workforce team


  • Initial focus on beds and ventilators
  • Used data to shift narrative beds and vents require staffing
  • Sheps houses annual licensure data on 21 health professions
  • ¬†Provided DHHS with data on active clinical workforce and inactive workforce that could be reactivated and deployed
  • Merged licensure data with information on ICU beds, population, rural/urban status

Check out the full presentation here.