Trends in the Primary Care and Specialist Physician Workforce in NC

  • Describe trends in the supply and distribution of 1) the primary care workforce, including physicians, NPs and PAs; and 2) the specialty workforce, focusing on surgeons, psychiatrists, ob/gyns and pediatricians
  • Examine race/ethnicity of the workforce compared to NC’s population
  • Illustrate difference in hours worked per week in patient care by sex and age
  • Begin discussion on measuring need for physicians in NC


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