Monthly Archives: September 2012

Concerned About Jobs in Your Community? What You Can Do To Help

Did you know that with nearly 9% unemployment we are importing tens of thousands of foreign born and foreign trained doctors, nurses, pharmacists and other health workers every year rather than training Americans to do these jobs.  Roughly 1.5 million … Continue reading

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Atlantic Wire Lists “America’s Health Worker Mismatch” as “Five Best Friday Column”

Atlantic Wire, the online edition of The Atlantic has listed my NYT Op-Ed piece as one of its “Five Best Friday Columns”:  http://www.theatlanticwire.com/national/2012/09/five-best-friday-columns/56866/

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My New York Times Op-Ed Piece on Health Labor Markets

I have an Op-Ed piece on health labor markets and the state of US health professional schools on page A23 of today’s New York Times.  It’s also available online here.

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