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"Healthcare Worker Burnout: What Are Frontline Workers Experiencing?"

KPCC-FM (Southern California Public Radio) interviewed Dr. Linda Rosenstock, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health dean emeritus and professor in the departments of Health Policy and Management and Environmental Health Sciences, on the flagship "Air Talk" program to discuss the stress the pandemic has placed on the healthcare workforce.

Monday, November 30, 2020

It’s been eight months of pandemic, and with Los Angeles County’s rates getting worse, frontline workers aren’t getting a break.

Whether it’s because of COVID-19 or because of an influx of re-scheduled procedures and appointments, nurses, doctors, and other hospital and administrative staff are under a great amount of pressure.

If you’re a healthcare worker, we want to hear from you. How are you handling burnout? How has your hospital handled the last few months? What has helped and what hasn’t? Our guest is Linda Rosenstock, MD, MPH, dean emeritus of the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health, and currently professor of health policy and management and environmental health sciences and medicine; she ran the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) (1994-2000).

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