Important Data on Clinical Nonlicensed Personnel Published by GW Health Workforce Researchers

Clinical nonlicensed personnel comprise a large portion of the U.S. health care workforce, yet almost no research has examined their staffing levels in U.S. hospitals.

Publication Suggests that Doctors Trained in Teaching Health Centers Will Practice in Underserved Areas

In a new article published in Academic Medicine by Dr. Zohray Talib of GW’s School of Medicine, a team of researchers led by Professor Marsha Regenstein at the Milken Institute School of Public Health Policy and Management present what the authors view as encouraging news about the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education program.

HPM Presentations at AcademyHealth Conference

Some of the HPM faculty, staff and students who attended AcademyHealth this year.

Ten GW Health Policy and Management students, staff, faculty and affiliates gave presentations or posters at the AcademyHealth annual research meeting for health services and health policy held in New Orleans on June 25-27. The conference helped showcase the vibrant and diverse research being done in the department.

Those making presentations and giving posters included:

GAO Report on the Nation's Physician Workforce

Despite physician shortages in rural areas and continued projected deficits of physicians in such areas, federal efforts to increase graduate medical education in rural areas and primary care were limited, according to a report released today by the Government Accountability Office.