Title VII funding not associated with practice outcomes in cross-sectional study of physicians graduating medical school between 2004-2010

Product type: policy brief from the Carolina Health Workforce Research Center project “Association Between Title VII Funding for Medical Schools and Physician Workforce Outcomes.” Objective: To examine the association between attending a Title VII-funded medical school and probability of practicing in primary care or underserved communities. Data/Setting: We used data from the 2016 AMA Physician Masterfile, the… Read more »

Workforce Outcomes of North Carolina Medical School Graduates: A Report to the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Health and Human Services and the Joint Legislative Education Oversight Committee

North Carolina Session Law 2017-57, Section 11J.2, the Current Operations Appropriations Act of 2017, directed the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and The University of North Carolina (UNC) to assess the degree to which physician training programs in North Carolina meet the healthcare needs of North Carolina’s citizens. The Program on… Read more »

State-Based Approaches to Reforming Medicaid-Funded Graduate Medical Education

May 5, 2017 Erin Fraher, PhD; Julie Spero, MSPH; Tom Bacon, DrPH Presentation to the 13th Annual AAMC Health Workforce Research Conference Presentation Overview High level of interest, limited implementation Most states seeking new funds, not redistributing existing funds Oversight bodies play critical role in educating legislature and navigating competing interests We heard loud call… Read more »

The Sticky Wicket of Projecting Physician Workforce Needs

Author: Erin P. Fraher, PhD, MPP Presentation to the National Health Policy Forum March 4, 2016   Presentation Overview: The lure of the shortage rhetoric Why don’t workforce models agree? Case study: our workforce projection model Using models as tools to simulate policy change, rather than the “answer” Understand effect of overlapping/shifting roles on workforce… Read more »

Where did North Carolina Physicians Complete Residency?

Kathryn A. Lavoie, James Terry, Katie Gaul, Julie C. Spero, & Erin P. Fraher June 2016 The Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research’s Program on Health Workforce Research & Policy present a report on trends in residency location for physicians in active practice in North Carolina from 2000 to 2014.