The Sheps Center Program on Health Workforce Research and Policy: Providing evidence to support health workforce policy in North Carolina

March 13, 2018

Erin Fraher, PhD, MPP; Julie Spero, MSPH; Evan Galloway, MPS; Katie Gaul, MA; Ryan Kandrack, BS

Presentation to the Academic Steering Leadership Group, UNC Health Sciences at Mountain AHEC


Presentation Overview

  • The Program on Health Workforce Research and Policy has a long history of using data and research to shape rural health and workforce policy in the state
  • We often play the role of “data agitator”
  • Tracking workforce outcomes of NC’s physician training programs to show state not producing health workforce needed
  • Work is interprofessional
  • Active nationally and internationally
  • We are keen to hear about workforce issues in the MAHEC region and how we might collaborate in the future


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