This Year 5 Annual Report describes results for participants in the second round of the Health Profession Opportunity Grants (HPOG) Program from the beginning of the Program through the end of Year 5 (September 30, 2015 through September 29, 2020).
This review of the labor market for healthcare workers after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic intends to inform the interpretation of results from forthcoming impact analyses of the HPOG program and the development future investments in healthcare workforce programs.
This is the landing page for a synthesis report that summarizes lessons learned and early findings from the Health Profession Opportunity Grants University Partnerships (HPOG UP) 2.0 research grants following the end of the grant cycle in September 2020.
VIDA increased receipt of a college credential requiring a year or more of college, the confirmatory outcome in the education domain for this report but did not have a detectable impact on earnings in quarters 12-13, the confirmatory outcome in the employment domain.
I-BEST had a large impact on receipt of any college credential but had no impact on receipt of credentials requiring a year or more of college study—the confirmatory outcome in the education domain and no detectable impact on average quarterly earnings in follow-up quarters 12-13, using administrative data—the confirmatory outcome in the employment domain.
After 3 years, WTA Connect modestly increased the receipt of exam-based credentials, but had no detectable impact on average quarterly earnings in follow-up quarters 12 and 13 (the study’s confirmatory outcome) or on employment.
This report presents further evidence on the impacts of Year Up, a national training program for young adults aged 18-24 with high school credentials. Specifically, it extends earlier analyses to cover a three to five-year follow-up period and provides a cost-benefit analysis.