Physician Workforce

For National Suicide Prevention Month and National Physician Suicide Awareness Day, the Zero Suicide Institute and the Suicide Prevention in the Health Care Workforce guide provides strategies for preventing suicide in physicians and health care workers.
We urge Congress to increase the number of Medicare-supported GME residency positions. The AHA supports the bipartisan Resident Physician Shortage Reduction Act of 2021 (H.R.2256/S.834) which adds 14,000 Medicare-funded residency slots over the next seven years.
To improve clinician well-being, hospitals are engaging clinicians in the design and adoption of new technologies to support the clinical workforce.
The AHA is pleased to support the Resident Physician Shortage Reduction Act of 2023 (S. 1302).
Congress should take a number of actions to help hospitals and health systems support today’s workforce and ensure a future pipeline of professionals to meet the nation’s increasing demands for care.
The AHA today voiced support for the Resident Physician Shortage Reduction Act of 2023 (H.R.2389), legislation that would add 14,000 Medicare-funded residency positions to help alleviate physician shortages that threaten patients’ access to care.
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The AHA and Association of American Medical Colleges late yesterday filed an amicus brief in support of the federal government’s motion for preliminary injunction for an Idaho law, which is slated to go into effect Aug. 25. At issue is whether the state law can coexist with the federal Emergency…
The AHA today joined 62 other national organizations in urging leaders of the House and Senate Judiciary committees to pass the bipartisan Conrad State 30 and Physician Access Reauthorization Act before the end of this legislative session.