A Study of Associate Degree Nursing Program Success

Evidence from the 2002 Cohort This study was undertaken at the request of the North Carolina Community College System to examine factors contributing to the success of ADN programs in NC community colleges. It expands the current evidence base that can be used to inform efforts to reduce student attrition.

A New Open-Source, Dynamic Model for Projecting Physician Supply and Demand

Model Overview With a grant from the Physicians Foundation, the Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research (Sheps Center) is developing a dynamic, open-source, web-based tool to project physician supply and demand and estimates of shortages in the United States. The model will be intuitive, easy to use, customizable, and freely available to all… Read more »

Trends in Graduate Medical Education in North Carolina 3-2013

Challenges and Next Steps Anticipating an increase in the demand for physician services in the near future, North Carolina‚Äôs two public medical schools recently increased their enrollment. In 2010, The University of North Carolina began to expand their entering classes from 160 entering positions to 180 positions by 2012. UNC also added regional placements in… Read more »