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Department of Health and Human Services
Council on Graduate Medical Education


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Designated Federal Officer (DFO) - Kennita Carter, MD

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December 13-14, 2000, Washington, D.C.


8:30 a.m.  Welcome from Acting Chair and Approval of Minutes

Carl J. Getto, M.D., Acting Chair

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

Welcome and Remarks from the Bureau of Health Professions
Sam S. Shekar, M.D., 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

Introduction of New Members

9:30 a.m.  Update on COGME-NACNEP Report

Richard D. Diamond, M.D., M.P.A.
COGME-NACNEP Staff Liaison

9:45 a.m.   The Hispanic Physician Workforce

Elena Rios, M.D.
President, National Hispanic Medical Association

Billy R. Ballard, M.D., D.D.S.
Professor and Chair, Department of Pathology and
Associate Dean of Academic Affairs, Meharry Medical College

10:30 a.m.    BREAK

10:45 a.m.    Ruy V. Lourenco, M.D.

President, Hispanic-Serving Health Professions Schools, Inc.
Prof. of Medicine, Pharmacology, and Physiology, New Jersey Medical School

Lois Colburn
Assistant Vice President, Division of Community and Minority Programs
Association of American Medical Colleges

Questions, Reaction, and Discussion

11:45 a.m.   LUNCH

1:00 p.m.   Regional Trends in the Physician Workforce

David C. Goodman, M.D., M.S.
Associate Professor of Pediatrics and Community and Family Medicine
Dartmouth Medical School

2:00 p.m.   Public Comment

2:15 p.m   BREAK

2:30 p.m.    Work Group Meetings

Ambulatory Programs and GME Financing

Physician Workforce

4:30 p.m.    ADJOURN


8:30 a.m.    Report of the Work Groups

Ambulatory/GME Financing Work Group   Dr. Getto

Physician Workforce Work Group    Dr. Boufford

9:15 a.m.   New Directions for the Council

Topics for Future Exploration

Changes in Work Group Structure

10:15 a.m.    Public Comment

10:30 a.m.    ADJOURN