The Brian Lehrer Show

Newsmakers meet New Yorkers as host Brian Lehrer and his guests take on the issues dominating conversation in New York and around the world. This daily program from WNYC Studios cuts through the usual talk radio punditry and brings a smart, humane approach to the day's events and what matters most in local and national politics, our own communities and our lives. WNYC Studios is a listener-supported producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, On the Media, Death, Sex & Money, Nancy, and many others.


What's Behind the NY Nursing Shortage?

From pandemic burn out to early retirement to competing with traveling nurses, New York nurses are dropping out of the industry. First, Maya Kaufman, health care reporter for Crain's New York, discusses the latest New York healthcare related headlines.  Then, Pat Kane, RN, executive director of the New York State Nurses Association, talks about her profession right now.



 2021-12-03  40m