Most of our nation’s essential workers, particularly in healthcare, are women who are facing burnout, furloughs, pay cuts and inequities, mom guilt, mental health risks and increased risk of exposure to COVID-19 even as they are being asked to work more both at home and at the office.

In this inaugural episode of Next Up, Modern Healthcare’s new podcast, hear fromĀ Dr. Rosemary Morgan of John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health about the ways the COVID-19 pandemic is disproportionately affecting women. Click here to listen to the podcast.