Jobs in the health care industry often come with demanding hours and inflexible work scenarios. As back to school season has resulted in unusual and variable schooling scenarios, women are taking on a disproportional childcare duties while serving on the frontline of a global pandemic. The result? A workforce that is burned out at best and at worst—leaving the health care industry entirely. In this episode, Rae talks with Advisory Board's Sarah Hostetter and Lauren Rewers to discuss how big a problem childcare is for the health care workforce, how the Covid-19 epidemic has exacerbated existing workforce challenges, and how to embed flexibility in a way that works for everyone.
- Clinical Workforce of the Future [Virtual Event: Dec. 3, 2020]
- 5 ways health care employers can support working parents during Covid-19
- How Covid-19 will impact medical groups
- Why women leave medicine | AAMC
- The U.S. Coronavirus Response Must Meet Health Workers’ Child Care Needs | Center for American Progress