The author describes the evolution of the workweek and how shortening the expected hours for full-time work without a decrease in compensation may increase the well-being of health care providers while not decreasing current productivity.
Jonathan T. Baird, DMSc, PA-C, ATC
Jonathan T. Baird, DMSc, PA-C, ATC, is a graduate healthcare educator with 7 years of full-time experience teaching entry-level physician assistant students and 20 years of health care experience. He holds a Doctor of Medical Science with an emphasis in health care professions education from Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions, Master of Physician Assistant Studies from Rocky Mountain College, Bachelor of Science Degree in Physical Education with an emphasis in athletic training from Brigham Young University. Dr Baird is board certified as a physician assistant and athletic trainer. He is a former president of the Utah Academy of Physician Assistants, and current delegate to the American Academy of Physician Assistants.