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Department of Health and Human Services
Council on Graduate Medical Education


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April 10-11, 2002, Bethesda, Maryland


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

Carl J. Getto, M.D., Chair

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

Assistant Surgeon General and
Associate Administrator for Health Professions
Health Resources and Services Administration

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.   Views on the Adequacy of the Physician Supply

Richard Cooper, M.D.
Director, Health Policy Institute
Medical College of Wisconsin

Fitzhugh Mullan, M.D.
Contributing Editor, Health Affairs

Kevin Grumbach, M.D.
Director, Center for California Health Workforce Studies
University of California, San Francisco

10:00 a.m.  Break

10:15 a.m.   Subtitle needed here

Jonathan Weiner, Dr. P.H.
Professor and Deputy Director
Johns Hopkins Health Services Research and Development Center

Michael E. Whitcomb, M.D.
Senior Vice President for Medical Education
Association of American Medical Colleges

11:00 a.m.   Discussion

12:00 p.m.   Lunch

1:00 p.m.   Physician Preparedness to Meet Emerging Public Health Needs

Judith Cooksey, M.D., M.P.H.
Director, Illinois Regional Health Workforce Center
University of Illinois at Chicago

Jonathan L. Temte, M.D., Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine
University of Wisconsin

Maureen Lichtveld, M.D., M.P.H.
Associate Director, Office of Workforce Planning
Public Health Practice Program Office
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

2:30 p.m.   Public Comment

3:00 p.m.   Breakout of Workgroups

Diversity Workgroup
New Jersey Room, Dr. Thomas
GME Financing Workgroup
Pennsylvania Room, Dr. Royer
Workforce Workgroup
Versailles I, Dr. Schooley

5:00 p.m.   ADJOURN


8:00 a.m.   Reports by Workgroup Chairs

9:00 a.m.    Physician Workforce Modeling, Potential Applications, and Upcoming Research

Marilyn Biviano, Ph.D.
Acting Director
National Center for Health Workforce Analysis
Bureau of Health Professions

10:00 a.m.   Break

10:15 a.m.   Discussion of 2002 Summary Report

11:15 a.m.   Discussion of Future Activities

11:45 a.m.    Public Comment

12:00 p.m.    ADJOURN