On February 9, 2023, WisPolitics.comWisBusiness.com and UW-Milwaukee hosted a lunchtime event in Milwaukee exploring the issue and potential solutions regarding the health care worker shortage. Many industries are struggling with finding qualified workers as the state unemployment rate hovers just above 3 percent. But the health care worker shortage, post pandemic, is especially acute and has the industry searching for short- and long-term answers. Moderator and panelists include:

Kim Litwack, Dean and Professor, UWM College of Nursing

Leonard Egede, MD, MS, Professor of Medicine, Medical College of WI

Rosemary O’Malley, MSN, MBA, RN, NE-BC, CNO/ VP Nursing-ASLMC, St. Lukes Medical Center

Nicole Pretre, CPG, Gerontologist, President and CEO, Cedar Community

Sen. Patrick Testin, Joint Committee on Finance, Senate Committee on Health (Chair 2019-22), Wisconsin State Legislature

Watch a recording of the panel by clicking here.