Medicine used to be a discipline for heroes. Doctors and nurses were these heroic self-sacrificing figures who went without food, sleep, personal comforts and any hope of a normal work-life balance. They dedicated their lives (and often unwittingly their families’ lives) to the service and sacrifice of the practice of medicine. They were pillars of the communities they lived in, respected for the work they did. Then came “healthcare.”

Learning and development is important for employees in many different fields, and health care is no different. Investing in employee learning and development can help with employee retention, boost performance, and help ensure sustainability at an organization.