Departments & Programs,Programs and Initiatives,Allied Health Education and Career Pathways
Workforce Projections - Departments & Programs, Programs and Initiatives, Allied Health Education and Career Pathways
- By 2025, there will be a shortage in the U.S. of 200 thousand physicians, 500 thousand nurses and 400 thousand allied health professions. U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 2014.
- Over 26% of UWHC’s workforce is already at or within 5 years of retirement eligibility. UW Health employee report.
- Health care not only faces a significant rise in the ageing population, but as lifespan increases, so does the need for additional health care, thereby exacerbating the burden on an already taxed healthcare workforce.