This brief summarizes research conducted by the Program on Health Workforce Research and Policy on graduate medical education (GME). Originally prepared for the U.S. House of Representative Committee on Veterans’ Affairs, this summary will benefit policymakers and other stakeholders, such as HRSA, COGME, ACGME, and states interested in reforming Medicaid GME and evaluating the outcomes of their state’s graduate medical education programs.
The research summarized in this brief includes
- Fraher EP, Knapton A, Holmes GM. A Methodology for Using Workforce Data to Decide Which Specialties and States to Target for Graduate Medical Education Expansion. Health Services Research. 2017 Feb;52(Suppl 1):508–528.
- A Methodology for Using Workforce Data to Decide Which Specialties and States to Target for GME Expansion: Health Workforce Policy Brief. Carolina Health Workforce Research Center. April 2017.
- State-Based Approaches to Reforming Medicaid-Funded Graduate Medical Education. Carolina Health Workforce Research Center. January 2017.
- DocFlows: A Web-Based, Interactive App to Explore the Interstate Migration of Residents-in-Training and Practicing Physicians. Carolina Health Workforce Research Center. August 2017.
- FutureDocs: Nation has Enough Physicians to Meet the Nation’s Overall Needs – For Now. Distribution to Worsen. April 2017.
- GME in the United States: A Review of State Initiatives. September 2013.
- The Workforce Outcomes of Physicians Completing Residency Programs in North Carolina. January 2018.
- North Carolina’s Physician Training Programs Are Not Producing the Workforce Needed to Meet Population Health Needs. Presentation to the Joint Oversight Subcommittee on Medical Education Programs and Medical Residency Programs, North Carolina General Assembly. February 12, 2018.
Date: June 2018
Authors: Erin Fraher, Julie Spero
Suggested citation: Fraher E, Spero J. Research on Redesigning Graduate Medical Education to Better Meet Population Health Needs. Program on Health Workforce Research and Policy, Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. June 2018.