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Department of Health and Human Services
Council on Graduate Medical Education

Agenda

September 8-9,1999, Washington, D.C.

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8


8:30 a.m.  Welcome from the Chair and
Approval of Minutes
David N. Sundwall, M.D., Chair

Welcome and Remarks from the Health Resources and Services Administration
Claude Earl Fox, M.D., M.P.H. 

Administrator

Welcome and Remarks from the Bureau of Health Professions
Vincent C. Rogers, D.D.S., M.P.H.
Associate Administrator for Health Professions

Welcome and Report from the Acting Executive Secretary
Stanford M. Bastacky, D.M.D., M.H.S.A.

Acting Executive Secretary, COGME

9:15 a.m.  WHAT CHANGES ARE EXPECTED IN MEDICARE GME?

Medicare Payment Advisory Commission Report to Congress
Gail R. Wilensky, Ph.D. 

Chair, Medicare Payment Advisory Commission

Follow-Up on the Bipartisan Commission on the Future of Medicare
Monica Tencate 

Senior Health Policy Adviser, Subcommittee on Public Health
Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions

House Ways and Means Committee
Linda E. Fishman

Professional Staff, Subcommittee on Health
House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means

Senate Finance Committee
Kathleen Means

Chief Health Analyst
Senate Committee on Finance

10:30 a.m.   BREAK

10:45 a.m.  WHERE DO WE GO FROM HERE IN GME?

Frank A. Simon, M.D.
Director, Division of Graduate Medical Education
American Medical Association

Robert M. Dickler
Senior Vice President, Division of Health Care Affairs
Association of American Medical Colleges

Edward N. Brandt, M.D., Ph.D. 
Regents Professor and Director, Center for Health Policy
University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center

DISCUSSION

12:00 noon   LUNCH

1:00 p.m.  BHPr PHYSICIAN WORKFORCE MODELING ACTIVITIES

Emily DeCoster, M.P.H.
Acting Director
National Center for Health Workforce Information and Analysis, BHPr

1:45 p.m.  CALIFORNIA PHYSICIAN WORKFORCE ACTIVITIES

Cornelius L. Hopper, M.D.
Vice President for Health Affairs
University of California [Oakland 510-987-9028]

2:15 p.m.   BREAK

2:30 p.m.  WORK GROUPS MEET UNTIL 5:30 P.M.

Ambulatory Programs and Financing Work Group (Dr. Getto)
Hamilton Room

Physician Workforce Work Group (Dr. Boufford)
Franklin Boardroom


THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 9


8:30 a.m. REPORT OF WORK GROUPS

CURRENT GME ACTIVITIES

9:15 a.m.  NATIONAL ADVISORY COUNCIL ON NURSE EDUCATION AND PRACTICE B STRATEGIC PLAN AND ACTIVITIES

Mary Ann Fralic, Dr.P.H., R.N.
Co-Chair, NACNEP
Director of Corporate and Foundation Relations,
The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing

Elaine Cohen, M.S., R.N.
Executive Secretary, NACNEP

9:45 a.m.  COMMENTS FROM HOUSE COMMERCE COMMITTEE STAFF

Jason S. Lee, Ph.D.
Health Policy Counsel
House of Representatives Committee on Commerce

10:15 a.m.  BREAK

11:45 a.m.   PUBLIC COMMENT

12:00 noon  ADJOURN