Building physician workforce projections that don’t simply answer the question “how many doctors do we need?”

January 18, 2018

Erin Fraher, PhD, MPP; Mark Holmes, PhD; Andy Knapton, MSc; Ryan Kandrack

Presentation to the Healthforce Center Seminar, UCSF

Presentation Overview

  • A brief history of physician projection models (we haven’t done it well)
  • What makes our model different
  • Whirlwind tour of the model’s methods
  • What we’ve contributed to the field: methods and findings
  • Challenges in messaging model findings
  • Future research needed

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This work was supported by the Physicians Foundation.