• Health care industry struggles to keep pace with ‘tectonic shift' in paid family leave

    4 days ago - By Healio

    For a growing number of Americans, 12 weeks of paid leave from work after the birth of a child, or to care for an ailing family member, is a standard benefit.
    For many health care providers, including physicians and nurses, the reality of such paid leave is much different.
    “Many physicians do not have paid leave available,” Santina Wheat, MD, MPH, vice chair of diversity, equity and inclusion in the department of family and community medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, told Cardiology Today. “My own leave was a combination of short-term disability
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