Healio: Oncology practices struggle ‘to run at all levels’ amid workforce shortage

Recruiting oncologists is difficult without first addressing underlying issues that have led many to leave the field, according to Shikha Jain, MD, FACP. “My hope is that we dismantle and then rebuild the entire medical system in a better way, so that we are able to retain more oncologists,” she said

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About Shikha Jain, MD FACP

I am a practicing, board-certified hematology/oncology physician in Chicago. I speak on topics ranging from the impact of social media on healthcare, how physicians can utilize social media, how to write Op-eds in the medical world, gender equity and barriers to career advancement, and topics in GI oncology and immunotherapy. My goal is to explain complicated topics in simple terms. I also enjoy writing and you can find some of my writing on this site. I am a mother to three amazing kids and married to a gastroenterologist. I look forward to connecting with you.

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