Regionalization of emergency care future directions and research: Workforce issues

Adit A. Ginde, Mitesh Rao, Erin L. Simon, J. Matthew Edwards, Angela Gardner, John Rogers, Edwin Lopez, Carlos A. Camargo, Gina Piazza, Alex Rosenau, Sandra Schneider, Nicholas Jouriles

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The provision of emergency care in the United States, regionalized or not, depends on an adequate workforce. Adequate must be defined both qualitatively and quantitatively. There is currently a shortage of emergency care providers, one that will exist for the foreseeable future. This article discusses what is known about the current emergency medicine (EM) and non-EM workforce, future trends, and research opportunities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1286-1296
Number of pages11
JournalAcademic Emergency Medicine
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 2010

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine


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