Reports and Resources Archive

Closing the Health Workforce Gap in California

Campaign for College Opportunity (November 5, 2007)

This report provides a comprehensive view of the health care workforce, including nursing and the 60% of the health care workforce known as "allied health." These technical occupations have educational requirements ranging from certificates and Associate Degrees to postgraduate education. Seventy-five percent of occupations analyzed face current shortages of graduates. The study found that California lags behind the rest of the nation in providing an adequate health care workforce. Read the full report here.