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Virtual Panel: Addressing Health Care Workforce Shortages in Florida

May 16, 2023 @ 11:00 am 12:00 pm EDT Virtual Panel

Florida hospitals and health care systems continue to face critical workforce shortages, especially among nurses. A 2021 analysis found the state will face an overall shortage of 59,000 nurses by 2035.

As key stakeholders from policymakers to institutions of higher learning in Florida work to address this pressing issue, this panel, hosted by Dr. Mark Bloom, chief medical officer of Molina Healthcare of Florida, explored how innovations and future investments can bolster health care capacity to meet patient needs now and in the future.

Host: Dr. Mark Bloom, chief medical officer, Molina Healthcare of Florida

Moderator: Christine Sexton, reporter, Florida Politics


  • Dr. Michelle Canale, assistant dean of Nurse Anesthesiology Program, University of South Florida
  • Kristen Knapp, workforce liaison, Florida Health Care Association
  • David Sobush, director of research, Florida Chamber Foundation

Virtual Panel