MSU Makes Available Graduating Health Care Students to Aid in COVID-19 Response
As Michigan works swiftly to expand its health care workforce to combat the exponentially rising number of confirmed novel coronavirus cases in the state, Michigan State University is making available hundreds of health care students who successfully completed their program requirements to Michigan health care systems earlier than usual.
As a result of Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s continued efforts to increase the speed at which health care professionals can get into the workforce to assist with COVID-19, these health care systems will soon have access to 87 baccalaureate-prepared nurses, 61 medical doctors and 213 osteopathic physicians. MSU is working with the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) in expediting the licensure of health care professionals entering the workforce.
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