Daily Archives: October 11, 2020

Doctor Honors Hundreds of Healthcare Workers Who Died from COVID-19

Share on PinterestDr. Claire Rezba is documenting healthcare workers who have died from COVID-19 because she “didn’t want to just look away.” Photo courtesy of Dr. Claire Rezba Dr. Claire Rezba is documenting the deaths of healthcare workers who have died from COVID-19. Rezba says at least 1,200 healthcare employees in the United States have died from the disease so …

Read More »

Healthcare Jobs Rebounding; Pandemic Pushing Docs To Retire

Welcome to this week’s edition of Healthcare Career Insights. This weekly roundup highlights healthcare career-related articles culled from across the Web to help you learn what’s next. Lisa Grabl is president of the locum tenens division of CompHealth, the nation’s largest locum tenens physician staffing company and a leader in permanent and temporary allied healthcare staffing. Lisa has worked in …

Read More »

Op-Ed: The Trump Administration’s Racial Bias

President Trump recently issued an executive order that the United States will no longer “promote race or sex stereotyping or scapegoating in the Federal workforce or in the Uniformed Services.” Cloaked within the legalese and administrative doublespeak is a clear shot across the bow to federal agencies and contractors promoting diversity, inclusion, and equity. Seven decades ago, on July 26, …

Read More »

Understanding Mortality Rates for Black Newborns

Research published late this summer suggests that “newborn–physician racial concordance is associated with a significant improvement in mortality for Black infants,” i.e., when they received care from Black physicians. Lead author Brad N. Greenwood, PhD, an associate professor at George Mason University School of Business, took time to answer questions about this research. Did you determine why Black babies have …

Read More »