Workforce Outcomes of North Carolina Medical School Graduates: A Report to the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Health and Human Services and the Joint Legislative Education Oversight Committee

North Carolina Session Law 2017-57, Section 11J.2, the Current Operations Appropriations Act of 2017, directed the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and The University of North Carolina (UNC) to assess the degree to which physician training programs in North Carolina meet the healthcare needs of North Carolina’s citizens. The Program on… Read more »

Working on the Interprofessional Team: Barriers and Facilitators to Social Worker Practice in Integrated Care Settings

January 14, 2018 Lisa de Saxe Zerden, PhD; Brianna M. Lombardi, MSW; Erica L. Richman, PhD Poster presentation at the 2018 Society for Social Work and Research Annual Conference           Overview Aims: (1) To provide an enhanced description of social workers in interprofessional practice and (2) To identify barriers and facilitators to social workers’ role as… Read more »

The Chiropractic Workforce In North Carolina and a Potential School of Chiropractic Medicine at Winston-Salem State University

The 2017 State Appropriations Act directed the Board of Governors (BOG) of the University of North Carolina (UNC) to study the feasibility of establishing a school of chiropractic medicine at Winston-Salem State University (WSSU). The Program on Health Workforce Research and Policy conducted a study of the supply and characteristics of chiropractors in North Carolina… 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.

The Accountable Care Workforce in North Carolina

December 7, 2017 Erica Richman, PhD, MSW; Lisa de Saxe Zerden, PhD, MSW; Brianna Lombardi, MSW Presentation to the North Carolina Statewide AHEC Conference Presentation Overview What is an Accountable Care Workforce? Social determinants of health Shifting existing roles and adding new boundary-spanning roles Examples of Accountable Care Workforce partnerships in NC How can we… Read more »

Care Coordination in the United States

November 16, 2017 Erin Fraher, PhD, MPP; Victoria Petermann, RN, BSN; Thomas C. Ricketts, III, PhD, MPH Presentation to 100 cancer nurse navigators at the seminar “Coordonner: un nouveau métier en gestions”, Paris, France Presentation Overview Definition/conceptualization of care coordination New and emerging roles embedded in new care delivery and payment models Barriers CAPABLE Teams… Read more »

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 »

Closing the Health Gap: Social Workers’ Roles in Integrated Primary Care

October 22, 2017 Brianna M. Lombardi, MSW; Lisa de Saxe Zerden, PhD; Erica Richman, PhD; Erin Fraher, MPP, PhD; Mark Fraser, PhD; Shiyou Wu, PhD Presentation at the 2017 Council on Social Work Annual Program Meeting           Presentation Overview What are social worker roles on integrated primary care teams? Specific Aim 1: To describe the… Read more »