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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 22-23, 2010, Bethesda, Maryland

April 22

8:30 a.m.


Welcome and Introductions

  • Russell Robertson, M.D., Chair

8:40 a.m.


Executive Secretary’s Report

  • Jerald Katzoff

8:45 a.m.


Panel Presentation:  Assessing the Adequacy of the Pediatrician Workforce Physician Supply

Staff and Members of the American Academy of Pediatrics

  • Robert (Bob) Hall
    Assistant Director, Department of Federal Affairs
  • Beth Pletcher, MD
    Chair, Committee on Pediatric Workforce
  • Bonita (Bonnie) Stanton, MD
    Chair, Department of Pediatrics
  • Fan Tait, MD
    Associate Executive Director/Director, Department of Community  and Specialty Pediatrics
  • David J. Tayloe, Jr, MD
    Immediate Past President, American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Ayah Johnson, Ph.D.
    Chief, Graduate Medical Education Branch, DMD, BHPr

11:15 a.m.



11:30 a.m.


Presentation on Study of Primary Care Physician Projections by State

  • Tim Dall
    Managing Director, the Lewin Group

12:15 p.m..



1:15 p.m.


Presentation on BHPr Plans for Healthcare Workforce Analytics

  • Roger Straw, Ph.D.
    Director, Office of Workforce Policy and Performance Management, BHPr

1:45 p.m.


Presentation on the Patient- Centered Primary Care Collaborative

  • Paul Grundy, M.D., M.P.H.
    IBM's Global Director of Healthcare Transformation and President, Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative

2:30 p.m.


Primary Care Panel Presentation: The Relationship between Primary Care, Population Health, and Health Care Costs

  • Robert L. Phillips, Jr., M.D., M.S.P.H.
    Director, The Robert Graham Center
  • David Goodman, M.D., M.S.
    Professor of Pediatrics and Health Policy and Director, Center for Health Policy Research, Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice
  • Paul Grundy, M.D., M.P.H.
  • Judith Monroe, M.D.
    Director, Office of State, Tribal, Local and Territorial Support (OSTLTS), CDC
  • Perry Pugno, M.D., M.P.H.
    Director AAFP Divisor of Medical Education

4:00 p.m.


Public Comment

4:15 p.m.



April 23

8:30 a.m.


Workforce Components of Health Reform

  • Edward Salsberg, M.P.A.
    Senior Associate Vice President and Director, Center for Workforce Studies, AAMC
  • Janet Heinrich, Dr.P.H., R.N.
    Acting Associate Adm., Bureau of Health Professions, HRSA

10:00 a.m.



10:15 a.m.


Graduate Medical Education: Major Challenges in the Coming Decade

  • Michael Whitcomb, M.D.
    Professorial Lecturer in Health Policy, School of Public Health and Health Services, George Washington University

10:45 a.m.


Discussion of 20th Report Draft

12:00 p.m.


Working Lunch

Presentation and Discussion of Selected FACA

Requirements on COGME Operations (this presentation is not  opened to the public)

  • Andrea Davey
  • Patricia M. Mantoan
    Office of General Counsel, DHHS

1:00 p.m.


Further Discussion of Report Draft; Approval of Report and its Recommendations

3:30 p.m.


Discussion of Next Steps

4:00 p.m.


Public Comment

4:15 p.m.