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Resources by Topic: Health workforce pipeline

Health Care in West Virginia: A Workforce Supply and Demand Analysis Report
Contains an assessment of the healthcare workforce in West Virginia, providing information for stakeholders, citizens, policymakers, and decision-makers on how West Virginia's healthcare needs are affecting the state. Includes several county-level maps illustrating data on workforce supply and demand for physicians, physician assistants, dentists, physical therapists, pharmacists, and many other health professionals. Also discusses the state's workforce pipeline and incentive programs, aimed at improving access to primary care services in underserved areas.
Date: 08/2017
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: West Virginia Rural Health Association
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Alaska AHEC Program 2016 Annual Report
Highlights the activities and demonstrates the importance of an operational Area Health Education Center (AHEC) program supporting rural health in Alaska.
Date: 2016
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Alaska Center for Rural Health and Health Workforce
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Growing a Rural Workforce: Initiatives of the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
An overview of the Wisconsin rural physician workforce pipeline. Describes programs from elementary school through physician residency and on to physician recruitment and retention. Slides from a presentation at the RTT Collaborative annual meeting.
Author(s): Byron J. Crouse
Date: 05/2015
Type: Presentation Slides
Sponsoring organization: RTT Collaborative
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An Interview with Robert T. Trachtenberg
Presents an interview with Robert Trachtenberg, the Executive Director of the National AHEC Organization who discusses its evolution, and how AHECs build the rural healthcare workforce.
Author(s): Beth Blevins
Location: Rural Monitor, 2014(Fall)
Date: 11/2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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A Rural Pathways Program for High School Students: Reinforcing a Sense of Place
Evaluation of a 3-week High School Rural Scholar program sponsored by the University of Louisville Trover Campus in rural Kentucky, in which students shadow health professionals in their hometowns, participate in virtual classrooms, and gain a better understanding of healthcare career options open to them.
Author(s): William J. Crump, Steve Fricker, Katelyn F. Flick, et al.
Location: Family Medicine, 46(9), 713-717
Date: 10/2014
Type: Document
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Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning (R-COOL-Health) Scrubs Camps and Scrubs Academy I & II
An overview of the North Dakota Rural Collaborative Opportunities for Occupational Learning (R-Cool-Health) Scrubs Camps and Scrubs Academy I & II programs that provide high school students an understanding of the wide range of healthcare career opportunities that may be available in their rural home towns.
Author(s): Kylie Nissen
Date: 08/2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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Colorado's Primary Care Workforce: A Study of Regional Disparities
An analysis of the primary care workforce across Colorado in both rural and underserved urban areas. Includes solutions to address the health care workforce capacity.
Author(s): Rebecca Alderfer, Amy Downs, Kevin Butcher, et al.
Date: 02/2014
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Colorado Health Institute
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The Four Pillars for Primary Care Physician Workforce Reform: A Blueprint for Future Activity
Presents a framework to guide efforts to increase the supply of primary care physicians. The framework covers four areas: workforce pipeline, medical education, practice transformation, and payment reform. The first pillar discusses the importance of the medical school admissions committee. Selecting applicants from rural backgrounds and those students with lower income expectations or from lower socioeconomic status is just one predictor of medical students who will eventually pursue a career in primary care.
Location: Annals of Family Medicine, 12(1), 83-87
Date: 01/2014
Type: Document
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North Dakota Area Health Education Centers
Map of North Dakota displaying the locations of the North Dakota Area Health Education Centers.
Date: 2014
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: University of North Dakota Center for Rural Health
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The U.S. Nursing Workforce: Trends in Supply and Education – Results in Brief
Brief summary of a report that analyzes data from a variety of sources to present recent trends and the current status of the registered nurse (RN) and licensed practical nurse (LPN) workforces.
Date: 10/2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Center for Health Workforce Analysis
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