WASHINGTON – Tomorrow, February 16th, the U.S. Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) committee will hold a hearing entitled “Examining Health Care Workforce Shortages: Where Do We Go From Here?”. According to the American Hospital Association, the United States will face a shortage of up to 124,000 physicians by 2033, and will need to hire 200,000 nurses per year to meet demand. U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA), ranking member of the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) committee, will introduce as a witness Dr. Leonardo Seoane, a graduate of LSU Medical School and current Executive Vice President and Chief Academic Officer of Ochsner Health.
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Title: “Examining Health Care Workforce Shortages: Where Do We Go From Here?”
Date: Thursday, February 16, 2023
Time: 10:00 AM EST
Location: 430 Dirksen Senate Office Building
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