Shaping the Clinical Learning Environment to Meet the Evolving Needs of the Health Care System and Patients

Product type: presentation given at NexusSummit2019, National Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education. August 19, 2018. Presenter: Erin Fraher, PhD, MPP Summary:  My frame I am a workforce researcher and policy wonk The context lots of uncertainty, lots of pressure and rapidly changing payment and care delivery models The health workforce is shifting to ambulatory… Read more »

A Copernican Revolution in Graduate Medical Education: Putting Patients’ Health Care Needs at the Center of GME Discussions

Product type: presentation at The Robert Graham Center Primary Care Forum: Senate Staffer Briefing. Washington DC. March 20, 2019. Presenters: Erin Fraher, PhD Overview:  Foment a Copernican Revolution: Reframe GME policy to put patients at center, not physicians Align GME Funding with Population Health Needs Address rural population’s “essential health care services” Promote generalist training… Read more »

Challenges and Opportunities Facing the North Carolina Health Workforce

March 2, 2018 Erin Fraher, PhD, MPP; Julie Spero, MSPH; Tom Ricketts PhD, MPH; Evan Galloway, MPS; Katie Gaul, MA Presentation to the North Carolina Health Deans           Presentation Overview Sheps Center houses health workforce data and expertise that are invaluable to UNC System and state policy makers Allied health workforce studies were funded in… Read more »

Health Workforce Trends and Challenges in North Carolina and the United States

December 7, 2017 Julie Spero, MSPH; Erin Fraher, PhD, MPP Presentation to the North Carolina Statewide AHEC Conference Presentation Overview Current workforce trends in the US & NC Nurse Education Medical School and Residency Big picture health system change: What does it mean for the workforce? This work was supported by the NC AHEC Program.

Health Workforce Trends and Challenges in the Carolinas and the United States

November 9, 2017 Julie Spero, MSPH; Erin Fraher, PhD, MPP Presentation to the Rural Hospital Conference of the Carolinas Conference Presentation Overview NC and SC health workforce data systems Current workforce trends in the US & Carolinas Nurse Education Obstetric care in rural NC Medical School and Residency Big picture health system change: What does… Read more »

NC’s Oral Health Workforce: Distribution, Diversity, and Access to Care

May 10, 2017 Julie Spero, MSPH; Jacqueline Burgette; Erin Fraher, PhD, MPP; Evan Galloway, MPS; Katie Gaul, MA; Thomas C. Ricketts, III, PhD, MPH Presentation to the NC Dental Public Health Educational Conference Presentation Overview Concerns about NC dentist supply Dentists are geographically maldistributed Progress to be made on race & gender diversity You can… Read more »

The Nursing Workforce: Trends and Challenges

Author: Erin Fraher, PhD, MPP Presentation to NCGA Joint Legislative Workforce Development System Reform Oversight Committee March 1, 2016   Presentation Overview: Basic statistics on licensed practical nurses, registered nurses, nurse practitioners and certified nurse midwives Education Supply Distribution Challenges facing NC’s nursing workforce Maldistribution by geography and setting Lack of diversity The shift to… Read more »

2013 North Carolina Health Professions Data Book

The Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research publishes the North Carolina Health Professions Data Book which is widely used by state officials, researchers, and professionals in the health care industry as the official source of health professions statistics. The annual publication includes state-, region-, and county-level statistics, as well as demographic and health-related… Read more »

The Nursing Workforce in North Carolina: Challenges and Opportunities

Future of Community College Nursing Education Meeting North Carolina Community College System Part 1 •The NC Health Professions Data System: who are we and why should you trust our data? •Do we (will we) have a nursing shortage in North Carolina? •The current nursing workforce—how do ADN nurses differ from nurses with a baccalaureate degree… Read more »