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Trends in Graduate Medical Education in North Carolina: Challenges and Next Steps
Analyzes whether physicians remain in-state after finishing residency training and if residency training programs are producing physicians that practice in medically underserved areas. Includes state-level percentages and national averages of residents who are International Medical Graduates, percent of physicians retained in state, plus other data specific to North Carolina.
Author(s): Erin Fraher, Julie Spero, Jessica Lyons, Helen Newton
Date: 03/2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: The Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research
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Examining the Impact of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act in North Carolina: Final Report
Reports on issues related to the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA), including chapters focused on: the state Health Benefits Exchange; Medicaid; the safety net; health professional workforce; prevention; quality; new models of care; and fraud, abuse and overutilization. Discusses rural and underserved communities in North Carolina.
Date: 01/2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Institute of Medicine
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North Carolina Institute of Medicine 2007 Task Force on Primary Care and Specialty Supply: Updates to Recommendations Implementation
Provides an update on the North Carolina Primary Care and Specialty Supply Task Force, which focuses on new models of primary care to ensure access to healthcare and expanding the supply of physicians, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and certified nurse midwives.
Date: 2013
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Institute of Medicine
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Employment Instability and Food Insecurity of Rural North Carolinians during the Recession
Explains results from a study based on information from the Family Life Project revealing resources that rural North Carolina residents used throughout the recession of 2007-2009.
Author(s): Allison De Marco, Lynne Vernon-Feagans, Martha Cox, et al.
Date: 12/2012
Type: Document
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Trends in Medical Education in North Carolina
Examines how retention in North Carolina after graduation, choice of specialty, and practice location vary between North Carolina's 4 medical schools. Seeks to provide the data and information necessary to plan for North Carolina's future physician workforce needs.
Author(s): Erin Fraher, Helen Newton, Jessica Lyons
Date: 09/2012
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: The Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research
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A Randomized Controlled Trial of a Culturally Congruent Intervention to Increase Condom Use and HIV Testing among Heterosexually Active Immigrant Latino Men
Discusses the effectiveness of an HIV prevention intervention to increase condom use and HIV testing among Spanish-speaking, heterosexually active immigrant Latino men living in rural North Carolina. Participants in a small-group HIV prevention intervention were compared to their peers participating in a cancer education intervention to determine consistency in condom use and HIV testing.
Author(s): Scott D. Rhodes, Thomas P. McCoy, Aaron T. Vissman, et al.
Citation: AIDS and Behavior, 15(8), 1764-1775
Date: 11/2011
Type: Document
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Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center - Events
Shares events hosted by the Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center (MATRC), including recurring question and answer sessions and annual events related to telemental health, school-based telehealth, and more.
Type: Calendar/Event List
Sponsoring organization: Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center
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UNC Project ECHO
Offers live, web-based sessions where clinical specialists work with healthcare providers, and community and state partners to develop learning communities, facilitate reflective assessment, discuss evidence-based care and methods to address barriers to treatment, and expand access to life saving MAT in North Carolina. Continuing medical education (CME) credits are provided to participants and free DATA 2000 waiver training.
Type: Tutorial/Training
Sponsoring organization: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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READY Nonprofits
Learning track offering online training and coaching to help Appalachian nonprofits, community foundations, local governments, and Local Development Districts increase their own capacity, strengthen their organizations, and better serve their communities. Topics for instruction include board development, financial management, fundraising, recruitment and retention, marketing communications, and programs and operations.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Appalachian Regional Commission
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COVID-19 in Appalachia
Offers information, data, and resources for addressing COVID-19 in the Appalachian region. Includes county level COVID-19 confirmed case counts with economic status and its impact on key socioeconomic indicators. Provides additional information for Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) grantees.
Type: Website
Sponsoring organization: Appalachian Regional Commission
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Additional resources are available. See a full list of North Carolina Resources.


Last Updated: 8/5/2022