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.

Melissa Goldstein Participates in GWSPH Business of Public Health Seminar Series

Teaching Associate Professor Melissa Goldstein participated in the panel on “Predictive Analytics in Healthcare: How Will It Change Patient Care, Provider Payment, and Public Health?” as part of the GWSPH Business of Public Health Seminar Series on April 26. Goldstein discussed ethics and privacy issues in the increased use of predictive analytics in healthcare for patients, physicians, provider organizations, payers, and public health.

HPM Students Win Prize in Cleveland Clinic Case Competition

Three students in the MHA program of the Milken Institute School of Public Health’s Department of Health Policy and Management won 3rd place in the Fourth Annual Cleveland Clinic MBA/MHA Case Competition.  The GW team, consisted of first-year students Colin McMillan and Lexi Martins, and second-year student Khang Vuong. 

HPM Lecture: Health Sector Leadership Competencies for an Unknowable Future

Leonard Friedman, Professor of Health Policy and Management and MHA Programs Director, spoke at a HPM event, "Health Sector Leadership Competencies for an Unknowable Future."  Preparation of health sector leaders is based on satisfying a set of competencies based on environmental assumptions of how the world works today. Given the pace with which internal and external healthcare environments are changing, are the competencies that are appropriate today the ones that make the most sense for a world that is yet unknown?