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Session: Workforce Issues in the Health System
4135.0: Tuesday, November 07, 2006: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Workforce Issues in the Health System
Learning Objectives: At the end of this session, participants will be able to: (1) Assess the strengths and limitations of alternative strategies for evaluating the capacity and competency of the health workforce; (2) Compare alternative strategies for improving workforce capacity and competency; and (3) Develop recommendations for decision-makers in health policy and administration based on findings from health workforce research.
Moderator(s):John B. Wayne, PhD
12:30 PMDiversity leadership development and organizational performance: Designing effective interventions  [ Recorded presentation ]
Janice L. Dreachslin, PhD, Ellen Foster Curtis Foster Curtis, DBA, Marie Sinioris, MPH
12:45 PMWhat is the impact of regional training centers on practice location and specialty choice of medical students?  [ Recorded presentation ]
James J. Brokaw, PhD, Christina A. Mandzuk, BSE, Michael E. Wade, MPH, Dennis W. Deal, MA, Terrell W. Zollinger, DrPH
1:00 PMFilling the workforce gap: Training medical directors for community health centers  [ Recorded presentation ]
Asha Subramanian, MD, MPH, Kim Bullock, MD, A. Seiji Hayashi, MD, MPH, Jay Siwek, MD
1:15 PM2006 Epidemiology capacity assessment: Findings and recommendations
Jennifer Lemmings, MPH, John Abellera, MPH, Dale Morse, MD, MS
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Health Administration
Endorsed by:Academic Public Health Caucus; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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