Addressing Physician Shortages

Published March 06, 2024

Fostering Engagement, Wellness, and Joy in Medicine

Physician shortages threaten every area of healthcare. As more and more physicians leave the field, it is essential to look inward and ask, "What can be done?"

Several esteemed clinical leaders joined a webinar panel to address the complex issue of physician shortages and devise strategies to create a more engaging and fulfilling work environment for medical professionals.

Hosted by Becker’s Healthcare, this webinar focused on several key areas essential to tackling the challenges in healthcare staffing:


  • Unraveling the roots of physician shortages
  • Cultivating engaging work environments that lead to increased levels of satisfaction
  • Aligning staff with the hospital’s core mission
  • Rediscovering the joy in medicine

Panel Participants Included:

Tracy M. Abrams, DNP, RN, CPPS, NE-BC, CPHQ Chief Nursing Officer, Kaiser Permanente San Diego

Michael Kupferman, MD, MBA Senior Vice President, Physician Enterprise President, Banner - University Medicine Division

Gregg Miller, MD Chief Medical Officer, Vituity

William Tseng, MD Assistant Area Medical Director, Kaiser Permanente San Diego

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