Trends in Graduate Medical Education in North Carolina and the United States

GME is hot topic (and not just for policy wonks) North Carolina versus the United States — how do we compare? Residents trained in North Carolina – retention, specialty choice and distribution AHEC’s contribution to residency training in NC GME costs and funding Time to change the GME training paradigm?    

The Dental Workforce in North Carolina

Trends, Challenges and Opportunities Setting the policy context Trends in supply and distribution Demographic and practice characteristics Projections and implications    

Meeting the Needs of a Transformed Health System

Reconfiguring and Retooling the Workforce To Meet the Needs of a Transformed Health System Current policy context Health workforce planning in the past Health workforce planning in the future What can we learn from New Zealand?  

Graduate Medical Education in the US

Lessons Learned from State Initiatives May 21, 2014: CMMI SIM Team Webinar Why Study States? • Most discussion has been national, our study examines state initiatives • In absence of substantive federal policy change, states are “policy laboratories” for GME innovation We sought to: understand successes and failures of state innovations identify innovative ideas about… Read more »

How Physicians Change Clinical Focus During the Course of Their Career

Toward developing a better understanding of how physicians change clinical focus during the course of their career April 25, 2014: American Board of Medical Specialties National Health Policy Forum The context: Rapid health system change underway. Much debate has centered on: numbers of physicians needed, not content of practice redesigning curriculum for students in pipeline… Read more »

Webinar: Opportunity for State Health Workforce Data Collection

Motivations, Barriers, and Strategies Presenter: Katie Gaul, HWTAC Deputy Director When: February 12th, 2014 at 2:00pm EST Length: 1 hour Slides: HWTACwebinar1_Gaul_12Feb2014.pdf Q&A: GaulWebinar_QA_12Feb2014.pdf Description: Got data? We’ll kick off this series by discussing opportunities and challenges that states face in collecting health workforce data for use in understanding patterns in supply and distribution, informing… Read more »

Webinar: Opportunity for State Health Workforce Data Collection

Motivations, Barriers, and Strategies Presenter: Katie Gaul, HWTAC Deputy Director When: February 12th, 2014 at 2:00pm EST Length: 1 hour Slides: HWTACwebinar1_Gaul_12Feb2014.pdf Q&A: GaulWebinar_QA_12Feb2014.pdf Description: Got data? We’ll kick off this series by discussing opportunities and challenges that states face in collecting health workforce data for use in understanding patterns in supply and distribution, informing… Read more »

Trends in the Supply and Distribution of Optometrists in North Carolina

January 21, 2014: NC Legislative Review Committee on Health Care Provider Practice Sustainability and Training/Additional Transparency Presentation overview What I covered in December, agenda for today Supply of optometrists – how many is enough? Benchmark to national ratios Monitor trends over time Distribution of optometrists – are they where we need them? Rural versus urban… Read more »

Health Workforce Supply in North Carolina

Future Trends, Opportunities and Challenges December 16, 2013: NC Legislative Review Committee on Health Care Provider Practice Sustainability and Training/Additional Transparency Presentation overview The context Current challenges The health workforce of the future What do we need to do now to prepare for health workforce needed in the future?  

Graduate Medical Education in the US

Lessons Learned from State Initiatives September 25, 2013: National Health Policy Forum Presentation Overview Our interviews paint a picture of states having much to risk and much to gain, but missing out on important opportunities to reform GME. 10 Lessons Learned Recommendations for Model State Legislation  

Meeting the Needs of a Transformed Health System

Reconfiguring and Retooling the Workforce To Meet the Needs of a Transformed Health System April 15, 2013: H2P Consortium National Advisory Council Meeting Presentation Overview Current policy context Health workforce planning in the past Health workforce planning in the future What can we learn from New Zealand?  

Trends in Graduate Medical Education

February 20, 2013: NC Hospital CEOs and AHEC Directors Meeting Presentation Overview GME is hot topic (and not just for policy wonks) North Carolina versus the United States — how do we compare? Residents trained in North Carolina — retention, specialty choice and distribution AHEC’s contribution to residency training in NC GME costs and funding… Read more »

Model of Physician Supply and Healthcare Utilization

AAMC Physician Workforce Research Conference May 3, 2012 | Washington, DC Developing an open source simulation model of physician supply and healthcare utilization. Project Goals (briefly) Overview of current model Outline key questions Solicit feedback Discussion    

Health Workforce Modeling

Health Workforce Modeling: Past, Present and Future Challenges and Opportunities May 3, 2013: AAMC Physician Workforce Research Conference A sandbox approach to this presentation Limitations of past models Overview of our physician projection model Challenges Geography Utilization Supply Plasticity Accounting for error Dynamism and relevance User interface  

GME in the United States: A Review of State Initiatives

The debate on how best to reform and fund Graduate Medical Education (GME) is moving up the health policy agenda. Most of the proposals are coming from national organizations offering national solutions. Often absent from the discussion is the important role states play in reforming GME. The Program on Health Workforce Research and Policy, part… Read more »