Proceedings: Workforce Summit on Ensuring a Workforce to Care for People with Serious Illness in the Community


Joanne Spetz, Timothy Bates, & Nancy Dudley

February 3, 2019

In May, 2018, 40 national leaders and experts were convened to make workforce development recommendations that address the needs of persons living with serious illness in community settings. Over the course of two and a
half days, attendees offered sixteen broad recommendations that included detailed guidelines for their implementation. This report describes the planning and organization of the Workforce Summit, the attendees, the convening proceedings, and the final recommendations. It also includes an evaluation of the Summit and a description of other steps being taken to disseminate the results.