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The Health Policy Connection features the expertise of our colleagues both internal and external to Loma Linda University Health, sharing their views on various health policy-related topics relevant to the current times.

Please note that the views and opinions expressed in the following articles are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent those of Loma Linda University Health or the Institute for Health Policy and Leadership.

COVID-19 Vaccine, healthcare workers, vaccine acceptance, vaccine hesitancy

COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy among Healthcare Workers

Why are some healthcare workers hesitant about receiving the COVID-19 vaccine? A recent study sheds some light.

Adolescent health, Child health, Homelessness

Homelessness and Children’s Health

Children are especially vulnerable to the negative physical and mental health effects of being homeless.

Empathy, medical education, morality, whole person care

Empathy in Medical Education

The expression of empathy to patients is fundamental to whole person care and can be trained in the classroom.