Visiting professor presentation: Dr. Peter Buerhaus
School of Nursing
525 N. Wolfe Street
Baltimore, MD 21205 View Map Link
Topic: Strengths and Challenges Facing Nursing in an Era of Health Delivery and Policy Disruption
Dr. Peter Buerhaus is a nurse and a healthcare economist, and is well known for his studies and publications focused on the nursing and physician workforces in the United States. Dr. Buerhaus’s research program involves studies on the economics of the nursing workforce, forecasting nurse and physician supply, developing and testing measures of hospital quality of care, determining public and provider opinions on issues involving the delivery of health care, and assessing the quantity and quality of health care provided by nurse practitioners. Of the more than 100 articles he has published in peer-reviewed journals, five publications are designated as “Classics” by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) Patient Safety Network. Other publications have ranked among the most widely accessed articles published in the health policy journal Health Affairs.
No RSVP required (but please be prompt as this will be popular!) Lunch will be provided.