2001 North Carolina Physicians

Medical School and Residency Training A comparison of demographic, geographic and practice characteristics of licensed North Carolina physicians by location of medical school and residency training.  

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 »

Nursing Data System Briefs for (INQRI)

Program on Health Workforce Nursing Data System Briefs for Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Interdisciplinary Nursing Quality Research Initiative (INQRI) A new set of three briefs, developed by a team of researchers funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Interdisciplinary Nursing Quality Research Initiative (INQRI), provides information and guidance to help states build and maintain nursing… 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      

Addressing “Stress” in the Health Care Workforce

Human Resources for Health The term “stress” is used to describe conditions where supply trends move differently than they have in the past Workforce problems and solutions Past and current research themes Questions to be asked    

Aligning Graduate Medical Education with Surgical Workforce Needs

What changes are needed to better align GME policy to meet the surgical health needs of the US population? Projection of future supply of surgeons for 12 ACGME surgical specialties Cartographic analyses showing geographic distribution of surgery services Synthesis of lessons learned from state-based initiatives to expand GME training    

Meeting the Demands of a Transformed Health Care System

Retooling and Reconfiguring North Carolina’s Health Workforce to Meet the Demands of a Transformed Health Care System Why we need to retool and reconfigure the workforce Current challenges Future challenges What is needed to move toward a transformed system? Alignment of AHEC traditional mission with goals of health reform