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Ethel Zimmerman Wiener Professor of Public Policy, HKS; Henry and Allison McCance Professor of Business Administration, HBS


Notwithstanding concerns about staffing levels and burnout in health care, federal wage and employment data does not support the suggestion that a Covid-19 pandemic-related spike in quitting has had an enduring impact for hospitals or physician offices. Employment in the care delivery system generally exceeds pre-pandemic levels.


Chandra, Amitabh, and Louis-Jonas Heizlsperger. "The Great Resignation, Employment, and Wages in Health Care." NEJM Catalyst, December 4, 2023.