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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.

Nurse holding a needle

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

COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy among Healthcare Workers

<p>Why are some healthcare workers hesitant about receiving the COVID-19 vaccine? A recent study sheds some light.</p>
Mother and 2 children living on the street

Homelessness, Child health, Adolescent health

Homelessness and Children’s Health

<p>Children are especially vulnerable to the negative physical and mental health effects of being homeless.</p>
Young doctor holding hand and talking to a senior adult

Empathy, morality, whole person care, medical education

Empathy in Medical Education

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