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Department of Health and Human Services
Council on Graduate Medical Education


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December 5-6, 2001, Washington, D.C.


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

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

Acting Executive Secretary, COGME

9:00 a.m.   Panel Presentation on Models of Health Care Delivery

The Health Care System at the Department of Veterans Affairs
Laura J. Miller, M.P.A., C.H.E.

Assistant Deputy Undersecretary for Health

The Department of Defense Health Care System
Colonel John M. Powers, M.D.

Program Director of Graduate Medical Education and Quality
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs

10:15 a.m.   Break

10:30 a.m.   Kaiser-Permanente Health Care System

David Shearn, M.D. To Provide a Written Paper for Discussion
Director of Physician Education and Development

Primary Care and Specialty Care in the Industrialized World
Barbara Starfield, M.D., M.P.H., F.R.C.G.P.

University Distinguished Service Professor
Johns Hopkins School of Public Health

12:00 p.m.   Lunch

1:15 p.m.  Nurse Practitioner Substitutability

Mary O. Mundinger, Dr.P.H.
Dean and Centennial Professor of Health Policy
Columbia University School of Nursing

2:15 p.m.   Public Comment

2:30 p.m.   Breakout of Workgroups

Diversity Workgroup
GME Financing Workgroup
Workforce Workgroup

4:30 p.m.   ADJOURN


8:00 a.m.   Reports by Workgroup Chairs

9:00 a.m.  Work on 2002 Summary Report

Discuss content of draft report as provided
Determine additions, deletions, modifications to content
Make editorial and formatting suggestions

9:45 a.m.   Break

10:00 a.m.  Bioterrorism: Implications for Physician Workforce and Medical Education

Tom Inglesby, M.D.
Deputy Director for the Center for Civilian Biodefense Studies
Johns Hopkins University

11:00 a.m.  Discuss Future Activities

Plan for Panel on Issue of Specialty Shortages

11:45 a.m.   Public Comment

12:00 p.m.  ADJOURN