Scanning the Radiologic Sciences Workforce in North Carolina

A Report of the Technical Panel on the Radiologic Sciences Workforce An examination of the adequacy and supply of practitioners who utilize radiation in imaging or therapy services, which includes: radiologic technologists, radiation therapists, nuclear medicine technologists, and technologists who operate computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance (MRI), mammography, positron emission tomography (PET), cardiovascular international (CV),… Read more »

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.

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 »

Pharmacists in North Carolina: Steady Numbers, Changing Roles

Executive Summary (February 2014) This study of the pharmacy workforce in NC was conducted by the Program on Health Workforce Research and Policy at the Cecil G. Sheps Center (Sheps Center) in response to a request by the University of North Carolina General Administration. Key Findings: NC Has a Strong Supply of Pharmacists The Pharmacist… Read more »

Trends in Physician Supply in North Carolina

NCIOM Highlight emerging trends in the supply of physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants in the US and NC Closely examine the characteristics of physicians who are new to practice in NC Estimate the future supply of physicians for NC under optional scenarios Review some medical workforce policy options in other states      

Trends in the Primary Care and Specialist Physician Workforce in NC

Describe trends in the supply and distribution of 1) the primary care workforce, including physicians, NPs and PAs; and 2) the specialty workforce, focusing on surgeons, psychiatrists, ob/gyns and pediatricians Examine race/ethnicity of the workforce compared to NC’s population Illustrate difference in hours worked per week in patient care by sex and age Begin discussion… Read more »