Physician Workforce

Feb 17, 2021
The AHA’s Physician Alliance today released the Well-being Playbook 2.0, a new resource that builds on its 2019 playbook to help hospital and health system leaders support their teams during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jan 28, 2021
How to Improve the Provider-Patient Experience, Reduce Physician Burnout and Sustain Business Operations  Tuesday, March 23, 2021  1 - 2 p.m. Eastern; noon - 1 p.m. Central; 10 - 11 a.m. Pacific  
Jan 22, 2021
Today we hear the perspectives of Elisa Arespacochaga, Vice President of the American Hospital Association’s Physician Alliance, and two other prominent AHA leaders. These experts’ viewpoints are among those included in the 2021 Health Care Talent Scan, the AHA’s annual snapshot of health care…
Jan 19, 2021
Exploring how to reduce clinician burnout in the COVID-19 environment. AHA Transformation Talks Video on Workforce Resilience.
Nov 24, 2020
Teaching hospitals train our physician workforce, a role that has taken on increased significance due to an aging population and predictions of a physician shortage. A well-trained physician workforce is essential for providing access to high-quality, high-value health care.
Nov 10, 2020
David Zaas, M.D., chief clinical officer for MUSC Health in South Carolina and CEO of its Charleston Division, talks with Nancy Foster, AHA vice president for quality and patient safety, about strategies and tools to address burnout as health care professionals continue to care for COVID-19…
Oct 9, 2020
The AHA joined five other national medical groups in urging the Department of Homeland Security to exclude foreign national physicians in the J-1 visa program from a proposed change to the process for extending certain non-immigrant visa stays in the United States.
Sep 17, 2020
Each year roughly 400 physicians die by suicide in the U.S. Hundreds more report harboring serious thoughts of suicide.
Sep 17, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic makes working in health care especially exhausting both physically and mentally. These front-line care workers face putting their families and colleagues at risk for exposure to the virus, working extended shift hours and confronting an unimaginable death toll.