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This webinar will provide an overview of recent trends and issues in the nursing workforce with a description of state and regional differences and guidance on how to anticipate your organization’s needs and optimize the contributions of nurses. The speakers will share strategies for retaining the workforce and promoting healthy work environments. Finally, the presentation will feature exemplars of UC nursing innovations in education and practice.


Karen Grimley, PhD, MBA, RN
Chief Nursing Executive, UCLA Health
Assistant Dean, UCLA School of Nursing

Heather M. Young, PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor and Dean Emerita,
National Director, Betty Irene Moore Fellowship Program
Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing
UC Davis

Garrett Chan, PhD, APRN, FAAN
Associate Adjunct Professor
UC San Francisco
President & CEO, HealthImpact

Joanne Spetz, PhD
Professor and Director
Institute for Health Policy Studies;
Brenda and Jeffrey L. Kang Presidential Chair in Health Care Financing, UC San Francisco