Charting a path forward: Addressing Ohio’s health workforce shortages

Online event

Thursday, March 24, 2022
11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.

A strong health workforce is critical for improving health, achieving equity and attaining sustainable healthcare spending in Ohio. Workforce shortages in behavioral health, direct care and public health were a concern at the local, state and national level before the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, and have only gotten worse.

This online forum will explore the causes of the health workforce shortages in Ohio, how the COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated the existing workforce crisis and potential policies and strategies for increasing and diversifying the workforce.

Speakers include:

  • Teresa Lampl, Chief Executive Officer, The Ohio Council of Behavioral Health and Family Services Providers
  • Dr. Michelle Durham, Vice Chair of Education, Boston University School of Medicine, Boston Medical Center
  • Ankit Sanghavi, ​Executive Director, Texas Health Institute
  • Brian Posey, Senior Legislative Representative, AARP

Panelists include:


This online forum was provided at no cost to participants, thanks to the generous support of our 2022 Educational Events Series Sponsors. 

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