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Department of Health and Human Services
Council on Graduate Medical Education
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November 19-20, 2008. Rockville, Maryland

November 19

8:30 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions

  • Russell Robertson, M.D., Chair

Welcoming Remarks

  • Agency and Bureau Senior Management

9:15 a.m.

Executive Secretary’s Report

  • Jerald Katzoff, Executive Secretary

9:30 a.m.

Panel Discussion—Deliberations from the International Medical Collaborative Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland
Implications for COGME

  • Barbara Chang, M.D.
  • Paul Rockey, M.D.
  • Ed Salsberg
  • Tim Dall
  • Stephen Shannon, D.O., M.P.H.
  • Russell Robertson, M.D., facilitator

11:00 a.m.


11:15 a.m.

GAO Study Initiative on Trends in Medical Residencies and Specialty Choice

  • GAO Health Care Team

11:45 p.m.

Primary Care Projections Study Initiative

  • Tim Dall, Vice President, Lewin Group

12:15 p.m.


1:15 p.m.

Update of Modeling and Analysis for Determining Supply of and Demand for Residency Positions by Specialty

  • Charles Roehrig, Vice President, Altarum

2:45 p.m.

MedPAC Update

  • Cristina Boccuti, MA, MPP
    Senior Policy Analyst, Medicare Payment Advisory Commission

3:15 p.m.

Breakout of Council Members into Two Task Groups

  • Groups to formulate financial, non-financial variables, and scenarios for modeling

5:15 p.m.


November 20

8:30 a.m.

Reports of the Two Task Groups and Discussion

10:00 a.m.


10:15 a.m.

Continued Discussion on Variables and Scenarios for Modeling

11:30 a.m.


12:30 p.m.

Discussion and Next Steps

2:15 p.m.


2:30 p.m.