Education and Policy Leaders Discuss California Competes Research During Allied Health Webinar

New Blog Post Details Discussion About Shortage of Allied Health Workers

California Competes Executive Director Dr. Su Jin Gatlin Jez moderated a conversation about the state’s allied health worker shortage during which policymakers and subject matter experts discussed the organization’s latest research.

Critical Care: Increasing the Capacity of Allied Health Training Programs” covers:

  • The urgency of preparing and employing more allied health workers across the state—which currently faces a shortage of up to 35,754 workers annually
  • A look at the myriad ways that employers, universities, and government can increase students’ opportunities to complete their required clinical hours
  • How public higher education institutions are already innovating and partnering across sectors to support more students

State Assemblymember Evan Low (D-28), Futuro Health CEO Van Ton-Quinlivan, Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs Vice President Dr. Stacey Ocander, and Sacramento City College Director of Nursing and California Board of Vocational Nursing and Psychiatric Technicians President Dr. Carel Mountain joined California Competes for the event.

Learn more and watch the webinar on the California Competes blog.

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