The Future Health Workforce: Insights and Solutions, A Discussion Hosted by the College of Health Solutions at ASU

Event Date: 
Friday, September 16, 2022 - 8:00am to 9:30am
Event Location: 
ASU California Center
Presented by: 
College of Health Solutions

A talented, qualified, diverse and vibrant health care workforce is the backbone of America’s health care system — and our health system is in crisis. The pandemic has further increased the strain of rising costs, workforce shortages and the heavy burden on our health care teams, with many suffering from stress, trauma, burnout and increased behavioral health challenges. While the California Department of Health and the governor’s office have taken steps to ensure an adequate level of health care workers to meet the needs of the state, what further action is needed to prepare for the future?  

Join Deborah Helitzer, dean of the College of Health Solutions at Arizona State University, and local health leaders at this live panel discussion about the insights gained and solutions needed. We’ll discuss what we have learned, what we are challenged by and how we must re-envision health education and the workforce to reduce disparities and prepare for a better future through collaboration, transformation and innovation. 

ASU’s College of Health Solutions works to prepare students to re-imagine health and create a better future by addressing the challenges facing people to stay healthy, improve their health and manage chronic disease. The college offers degrees in health care delivery, population health, biomedical informatics and diagnostics, exercise science, nutrition and behavioral health, among other disciplines.

Moderator: Deborah Helitzer, Dean


  • Dr. Muntu Davis, County Health Officer, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health 
  • Dr. Donna D. Elliott, Professor of Pediatrics and Medical Education, Vice Dean for Medical Education and Chair of the Department of Medical Education at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California 
  • Dr. Michael H. Kanter, Professor and Chair of Clinical Science, Kaiser Permanente Bernard J. Tyson School of Medicine 

Complimentary parking is provided. Registrants will receive parking instructions and details prior to the event.

Optional tours of the historic Herald Examiner building are available at the conclusion of the event.