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June 22, 2023

Addressing the Opioid Crisis: Insights from the NC Summit on Reducing Overdose

By Ivana Susic

The opioid crisis continues to devastate communities across the United States, and North Carolina is no exception. With an alarming rate of 11 people dying every day from overdoses in…

December 22, 2022

Creating a more Diverse and Equitable Workforce – NCIOM Annual Meeting

By Kaitlin Phillips

“Creating a more Diverse and Equitable Workforce,” a breakout session at the 2022 NCIOM Annual Meeting, highlighted the importance of workforce diversity, as well as promising practices currently being implemented…

December 14, 2022

Creating a Center on the Workforce for Health: 2022 NCIOM Annual Meeting

By Michelle Ries

On November 15, the North Carolina Institute of Medicine held its 2022 Annual Meeting, “Building the Workforce for a Healthy North Carolina.” During the afternoon breakout sessions, participants had the…

December 6, 2022

Innovative Strategies and Potential Policy Levers for Birth Equity – NCIOM Annual Meeting

By Khristian Curry

The central theme of the NCIOM’s 2022 Annual Meeting was exploring the best approaches for responding to North Carolina’s health care workforce challenges.   During a panel titled Innovative Strategies…