In a world of 7.9 billion people, some 5.57 billion COVID-19 vaccine doses have been administered globally. But in low-income countries, only 1.9% of the population has received even one dose. At the root of that vaccine inequity, say Northeastern experts, is an issue of who is calling the metaphorical shots and why.
As more health care workers share their testimony from the bedsides of the sick, growing frustration over the sheer number of unvaccinated patients taking up beds has some asking: Can doctors refuse to treat, or decline to see, patients who are unvaccinated? Photo by Tomas Cuesta/Getty Images
A Delta Airlines pilot wears a face mask to help prevent the spread of the new coronavirus as he walks through a terminal at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in Atlanta. A key senator is asking six U.S. airlines, including Delta, to explain the high rates of delayed and canceled flights this summer, and she’s asking whether there are labor shortages despite the airlines getting billions in federal aid to keep workers on the job
Female physicians burn out faster than their male colleagues, according to research by Tim Hoff, professor of management, healthcare systems and health policy at Northeastern. Illustration by Hannah Moore/Northeastern University
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Honored for her contributions to advancing management and organizational science, Professor Cynthia Lee joins the Academy of Management Fellows Group.
Jamie Ladge highlights the urgency of widely available child care to including working parents, especially mothers, in the workforce post-pandemic.
For Manny Lopes, MBA’11, earning his MBA was transformative in expanding his executive skills to lead the East Boston Neighborhood Health Center.
President Biden’s infrastructure plan includes child care provisions, which Northeastern ‘shecession’ researchers say are essential for welcoming women back to the workforce.
Accommodating remote work trends post-COVID will be a learning curve for workplaces, say Northeastern researchers.