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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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July 28-29, 2004, Bethesda, Maryland


8:30 a.m. Welcome from Chair

Carl J. Getto, M.D., Chair

Welcome from Health Resources and Services Administration
Elizabeth M. Duke

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

Welcome from the Division of Medicine and Dentistry Director, Division of Medicine and Dentistry
Welcome and Executive Secretary’s Report
Jerald Katzoff
Acting Deputy Executive Secretary, COGME

9:15 a.m. Review and Discussion of Comments on Physician Workforce Report 

10:45 a.m. Break

11:00 a.m. Finalize Report with Revised Findings and Recommendations (as warranted)

1:00 p.m. Public Comment

1:15 p.m. Lunch

2:15 p.m. Discussion of Future Issues Regarding (1) the Supply, Distribution, and Adequacy of the  Physician Workforce in Training and Practice; (2) Financing of  Medical Education; and (3) Federal Policies and non-Federal Efforts to Ensure an Appropriately Trained Physician Workforce

David Sundwall, M.D., Facilitator

5:00 p.m. Public Comment

5:15 p.m. ADJOURN


8:30 a.m. Contractor Report on Update of COGME’s Twelfth Report: Minorities in Medicine

Rhonda Ray, Ph.D.

9:30 a.m. Discussion

10:15 a.m. Break

10:30 a.m. Continued Discussion Leading to Approval of Report 

12:00 p.m. Public Comment

12:15 p.m. ADJOURN