Healthcare Needs

2022 U.P. Healthcare Workforce Assessment

The healthcare field has struggled in the past few years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Here in the Upper Peninsula, this struggle is amplified due to various barriers such as low population density, pockets of under served individuals, above average poverty rates and an aging population.

Upper Peninsula Michigan Works U.P. Healthcare Careers Alliance was formed in 2021 to support development of careers in Healthcare and Social Services. Their first task was to complete a Healthcare Workforce assessment of the region. 

Read the full U.P. Healthcare Workforce Needs Assessment which was presented at the Upper Peninsula Healthcare Workforce Summit.