State-Based Approaches to Reforming Medicaid-Funded Graduate Medical Education

May 5, 2017

Erin Fraher, PhD; Julie Spero, MSPH; Tom Bacon, DrPH

Presentation to the 13th Annual AAMC Health Workforce Research Conference

Presentation Overview

  • High level of interest, limited implementation
  • Most states seeking new funds, not redistributing existing funds
  • Oversight bodies play critical role in educating legislature and navigating competing interests
  • We heard loud call for increased accountability/transparency
  • Critical need for better data and metrics to measure workforce outcomes
  • Findings not earth shattering but study (literally) gives voice to critical enablers/barriers to state GME reform
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This work is funded through cooperative agreement U81HP26495, Health Workforce Research Centers, with the National Center for Health Workforce Analysis, Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The content and conclusions are those of the authors and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.