While there are many voices advocating for addressing healthcare workforce shortages, there is not one collective voice urging action this Congress.
The Healthcare Workforce Coalition intends to be that voice, bringing stakeholders together across disciplines and the healthcare continuum to advocate for common-sense solutions.
To bring together a diverse group of healthcare stakeholders and advocate collectively for a strong, robust, and resilient health care workforce.
Boost enrollment, increase capacity of educational programs, and improve educational preparedness.
Workplace & Retention
Preserve and retain America’s current healthcare workforce to address the nation’s healthcare staffing crisis.
Raise awareness of the critical support provided by international clinicians and nurses in the U.S. through targeted legislative and policy solutions.
Safety from Violence for Healthcare Employees (SAVE) Act
Violence against healthcare workers has dramatically increased since the COVID-19 pandemic. Forty-four percent of registered nurses reporting they have experienced physical violence and 68% reporting they have experienced verbal abuse during the pandemic, and ...
Healthcare Workforce Resilience Act
The United States is facing a healthcare workforce crisis, only worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic. Data show that the U.S. could see a shortage between 37,800 and 124,000 primary and specialty care physicians by 2034. This number is concerning as over 102 million Americans already live in a designated primary care Health Professional Shortage Area. Additionally, the Bureau of Labor Statistics projects more than 275,000 additional nurses are needed by 2030, yet...