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Spring 2019
Upcoming Conferences

The University of Washington Center for Health Workforce Studies team will be showcasing their research findings at several upcoming conferences this summer. Our investigators have also played an important role behind the scenes by serving on organizing and award committees. We hope to see you at the following meetings!
15th Annual Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) Health Workforce Research
Conference May 1-3, 2019
Alexandria, VA


Behind the Scenes: Dr. Frogner serves on the conference organizing committee.
 
MAY 2
10:00 am - 11:30 am – Podium Presentation
• Evaluation of Health Workforce Programs (Moderator: Frogner)

2:30 pm - 4:00 pm - – Podium Presentations
• How Health Workforce Modeling Approaches are Evolving to Address the Needs of a Transforming Health System (Panel discussion: Frogner and Skillman)
• State Incentive Programs that Encourage Allied Health Professionals to Provide Care for Underserved Populations (Patterson)

4:15 pm - 5:45 pm – Plenary Presentation
• Filling Gaps for Medical Assistants: The Apprenticeship Approach (Jopson)

5:45 pm - 7:15 pm – Poster Session
• How Do U.S. Medical Schools Use Targeted Admissions to Increase the Number of Doctors in Rural and Underserved Areas? (Jopson, et. al. - Research funded by Rural PREP)
• How Can We Support Small and Rural Residency Program as Unified ACGME Accreditation Approaches in 2020? (Patterson and Jopson - Research funded by Rural PREP)

MAY 3
8:30 am - 10:00 am – Podium Presentations
• Using a novel approach to obtain and deploy demand data for health workforce development: Recent applications of the Health Workforce Sentinel Network (Skillman)
• Overcoming Barriers to Prescribing Buprenorphine for the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder: Strategies for the Workforce Providing Medication Assisted Treatment (Andrilla - Research funded by WWAMI RHRC)
• Overeducated and Undervalued? An Exploratory Analysis of Educational Surplus, Income, and Immigration Status in Entry-Level Healthcare Jobs (Patterson)

10:30 am – 12:00 pm – Podium Presentations
• The Healthcare Industry’s Competition for Low-Skilled Labor (Frogner)
• Beyond Basic License Data: Learning more about the Registered Nurse Workforce in Washington State (Stubbs. Moderator: Skillman)

12:00 pm - 1:45 pm - Keynote Luncheon Address
• Re-imagining the Health Workforce in an Age of Disruption (Frogner)
AcademyHealth Annual Research Meeting (ARM)
June 2-4, 2019
Washington, DC


Behind the Scenes: Dr. Patterson serves as Vice Chair of the Health Workforce Interest Group. Dr. Frogner served on the Health Workforce Theme Review Committee and Alice S. Hersh Emerging Leader Awards Committee.
JUNE 1
Pre-conference Session for the Health Workforce Interest Group (HWIG)
10:00 am - 11:30 am – Round Table Discussions
• Allied Health Round Table (Skillman)
• Diversity and Health Equity Round Table (Frogner)

JUNE 3
8:00 am - 9:15 am – Poster Session
• B-80 - Variation in Use of Home Health Care by Urban-Rural Status and Geography (Mroz, Andrilla, Skillman, Patterson, et. al. – Research funded by WWAMI RHRC)
• B-294 - How Do U.S. Medical Schools Use Targeted Admissions to Increase the Number of Doctors in Rural Areas? (Jopson, Andrilla, Skillman, Patterson, et. al. - Research funded by Rural PREP)
• B-307 - Filling Gaps for Medical Assistants: The Apprenticeship Approach (Jopson and Skillman)
• B-331 - How Can We Support Small and Rural Residency Programs as Unified ACGME Accreditation Approaches in 2020 (Patterson, Jopson, Andrilla, Skillman, et. al. - Research funded by Rural PREP)
• B-332 - State Incentive Programs That Encourage Allied Health Professionals to Provide Care for Underserved Populations (Patterson, Schwartz and McCarty)

11:30 am – 1:00 pm – Podium Presentations
• Overeducated and Undervalued? An Exploratory Analysis of Educational Surplus, Income, and Immigration Status in Entry-Level Healthcare Jobs (Patterson)
• The Healthcare Industry’s Competition for Low-Skilled Labor (Frogner)

1:15 pm – 2:45 pm – Poster Session
• C-132 - Investigating the Impact of Geographic Location on Colorectal Cancer Stage at Diagnosis: A National Study of the SEER Cancer Registry (Andrilla, et. al. – Research funded by WWAMI RHRC)

JUNE 4
10:00 am-11:30 am – Podium Presentation
• Using a Novel Approach to Obtain and Deploy Demand Data for Health Workforce Development: Recent Applications of the Health Workforce Sentinel Network (Skillman)

12:00 pm-1:30 pm – Podium Presentation
• Overcoming Barriers to Prescribing Buprenorphine for the Treatment of Opioid Use Disorder: Strategies for the Workforce Providing Medication Assisted Treatment (Andrilla - Research funded by WWAMI RHRC)
National Forum of State Nursing Workforce Centers Conference
June 12-14, 2019
Denver, CO
Podium Presentations

• Nurse Workforce Supply and Demand Projections: How Different Models and Source Data Influence the Results (Skillman)
• Describing workforce demand: Three states’ data collection and dissemination approaches and examples of uses of the data (Skillman)
• Routes to Rural Readiness: Enhancing Clinical Experiences for Nurse Practitioner Practice in Rural Primary Care (Skillman - Research funded by Rural PREP)
International Health Economics Association (IHEA) World Congress
July 13-17, 2019
Basel, Switzerland


Behind the Scenes:
Dr. Frogner serves on the organizing committee for the Economics of the Health Workforce Interest Group.
Poster Session
• The Healthcare Industry’s Competition for Low-Skilled Labor (Frogner)
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