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 »

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 »

County Profiles 2000

Select a county from the map or from the alphabetical list below.   Alamance Alexander Alleghany Anson Ashe Avery Beaufort Bertie Bladen Brunswick Buncombe Burke Cabarrus Caldwell Camden Carteret Caswell Catawba Chatham Cherokee Chowan Clay Cleveland Columbus Craven Cumberland Currituck Dare Davidson Davie Duplin Durham Edgecombe Forsyth Franklin Gaston Gates Graham Granville Greene Guilford Halifax… Read more »

Regional Profiles 2000

Metro/Nonmetro Counties Nonmetropolitan Counties Metropolitan Counties AHEC Regions Southern Regional AHEC Greensboro AHEC Mountain AHEC Charlotte AHEC Coastal AHEC (now known as South East AHEC) Area L AHEC Wake AHEC Eastern AHEC Northwest AHEC HSA Regions Western HSA I Region Piedmont HSA II Region Southern Piedmont HSA III Region Capitol HSA IV Region Cardinal HSA… Read more »