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.

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.