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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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April 10 - 11, 2003, Bethesda, Maryland 


8:30 a.m. Welcome from Chair & Minutes

Carl J. Getto, M.D., Chair

Welcome from Health Resources and Services Administration
Elizabeth M. Duke

Welcome from the Bureau of Health Professions
Kerry Nesseler, RN, M.S.
Associate Administrator for Health Professions

Welcome and Acting Executive Secretary=s Report
Stanford M. Bastacky, D.M.D., M.H.S.A.
Acting Executive Secretary, COGME

9:00 a.m. Impact of Malpractice Insurance on Physician Practice

Emily V. Cornell, M.S.W., Program Director
Maternal and Child Health Policy Studies Division
National Governors Association

Ross Rubin
Vice President for Legislative Affairs
American Medical Association

Chip Slaven,
Special Assistant to the Governor
of West Virginia

10:00 a.m. Discussion

10:30 a.m. Break

10:45 a.m. Impact of Residency Duty Hours Restriction–Cost and Structural Adaptations

Marvin R. Dunn, M.D.
Director of Residency Review Committee Activities
Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education

Mark Levy
Executive Director, Council of Interns and Residents

Danielle Carrier 
Program Director for Operations Improvement
University Health System Consortium

11:45 a.m. Discussion

12:15 p.m. Lunch

1:30 p.m. Assessment of Medicare's IME Payments for GME

Craig Lisk
Staff member, MedPAC

Robert M. Dickler
Senior Vice President, Association of American Medical Colleges

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

FRIDAY, April 11

8:30 a.m. Discussion of the Report of the Institute of Medicine, "Health Professions Education: A Bridge to Quality"

9:00 a.m. Reports by Workgroup Chairs

9:45 a.m. Development of a Framework for Revised COGME Physician Workforce Goals

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

10:45 a.m. Break

11:00 a.m. Discussion of Future Work

11:45 a.m. Public Comment

12:00 p.m. ADJOURN