Tony Yang co-authors op-ed in Health Affairs Forefront

May 22, 2023

Tony Yang outside in Foggy Bottom Campus

Professor Tony Yang recently co-authored an op-ed in Health Affairs Forefront titled, "Why International Recruitment Won’t Solve The US Nursing Staffing Crisis." The article investigates the notion that the United States' nursing shortage is a popular narrative, and approaches it more as a nuanced phenomenon. "The real issue is that nurses do not want to work in places where they are undervalued and underappreciated, driving an inequitable distribution of nurses across the country."