The Health Resources and Services Administration published a Federal Register Notice today announcing a new bureau – the Bureau of Health Workforce. Led by associate administrator Ms. Rebecca Spitzgo, the Bureau of Health Workforce will integrate the programs previously administered by the Bureau of Health Professions and the Bureau of Clinician Recruitment and Service.
This new Bureau will help HRSA better achieve its mission of improving health and achieving health equity through access to quality services, a skilled health workforce and innovative programs. The Bureau of Health Workforce will more effectively and efficiently increase the Nation’s access to quality health care, especially for underserved people, by developing, distributing, and retaining a diverse and culturally competent health workforce. I encourage you to visit the new Bureau of Health Workforce homepage to learn more.
The Bureau of Health Workforce implements programs and activities to: