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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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September 6-7, 2001, Bethesda, MD


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

Carl J. Getto, M.D., Chair

Welcome from Health Resources and Services Administration
Elizabeth M. Duke
Acting Administrator

Welcome from the Bureau of Health Professions
Sam S. Shekar, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Administrator for Health Professions

9:00 a.m.   Work on COGME's Final Report

Discuss content of draft report as provided.
Determine additions, deletions, modifications to content.

10:15 a.m.  Break

10:30 a.m.  Work on Final Report

Continue discussion of content.
Assure adequate historical context for recommendations.
Assure appropriate focus.

11:45 a.m.  Lunch

1:00 p.m.  Work on Final Report

Identify issues/areas needing continuing attention
Identify new issues/areas for consideration
Determine future projects if COGME is reauthorized

2:30 p.m.  Break

2:45 p.m.   Work on Final Report (May divide into groups)

Write material for section on the future and the transition between sections on the past and the future

4:00 p.m.  Work on Final Report

Summarize Work Accomplished
Determine Next Steps/Assignments

4:45 p.m.  Public Comment

5:00 p.m.  ADJOURN


8:00 a.m.  Measuring the Adequacy of the Physician Supply

Ed Salsberg
Director, Center for Workforce Studies
State University of New York at Albany

9:00 a.m.  Strategies for Improving the Diversity of the Health Professions

Claudia Munoz, M.P.H.
Research Associate, Center for California Health
Workforce Studies, University of California, San Francisco

10:00 a.m.  Break

10:15 a.m.  Discuss/Plan a Future Panel on Issue of Specialty Shortages

11:00 a.m.  Change Workgroup Structure to Accommodate Future Projects

11:45 a.m.   Public Comment

12:00 p.m.  ADJOURN