Sociodemographic Factors and Mental Health Outcomes During the COVID-19 Pandemic It is well known that the COVID-19 pandemic has had a detrimental impact on individual and population health. However, research has just recently gained momentum on assessing the pandemic’s potential Read More
Social Determinants of Health According to the United States Department of Health and Human Services, Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, social determinants of health (SDOH) “are the conditions in the environments where people are born, live, learn, work, Read More
Examining How We Collect Race and Ethnicity Data COVID-19 has disproportionately impacted racial and ethnic minority groups. Public health strategies to help prevent and address these inequities include strategic allocation of resources and culturally appropriate messaging. Such strategies require reliable Read More
Impacts on Health Care Workers This report by Weine et al. provides an analysis of impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the health care workforce and recommendations for minimizing adverse impacts now and over time. The authors are an interdisciplinary Read More
Resource Allocation & Triage Models This article by Chelen et. al. reports an assessment of policy preparedness and substantive triage criteria for ventilator allocation based on a survey from March-April 2020, in the early initial surge of cases in the Read More
Staffing & Student Volunteers This article by Bahethi et al. describes the deployment of medical and graduate students via a set of 7 volunteer task forces operating at multiple hospitals within the Mount Sinai system in New York City during Read More
Evidence suggests that there are several challenges facing school districts planning for summer 2021 and the 2021–22 school year—and that these challenges disproportionately affect disadvantaged students and schools—but research can also inform those planning efforts as well. A new RAND Read More
Health Systems & Supply Strategies This article by Warrington et al. traces the path followed by health systems in Vermont to address supply chain constraints that initially limited crucial testing supplies and restricted ability to scale up COVID-19 testing early Read More
Health Systems and Strategies This article by Panda et al. reports a qualitative study of health care worker (HCW) redeployment strategies based on interviews with hospital leaders from 9 hospitals in 8 health systems across 5 countries (USA, United Kingdom, Read More
Health professionals around the world are encouraging people to get vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine once available and eligible. However, communities are faced with increased rates of vaccine hesitancy, which may deter goals to get a certain percentage of the Read More

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