Developing Workforce Models and Data Visualizations that Engage, Educate and Provoke Policy Makers

Product type: Presentation at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Policy Lab Morning Speaker Series, January 23, 2020.

Authors: Erin Fraher, PhD, MPP


  • My frame: objective, “data agitating” workforce researcher and policy wonk
  • A brief history of workforce projections—it hasn’t gone so well
  • The science of projecting the “right” number of health professionals is still developing
  • Better data and methods are needed to account for team-based models of care
  • Data visualizations are useful tools to educate, engage and provoke stakeholders
  • We’ve got plans with the American Board of Pediatrics to examine the peds workforce

Check out the full presentation here.