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Center for Workforce Studies

The mission of the Center for Workforce Studies is to conduct and disseminate research that informs health workforce policy and compels the nation toward the right mix of physicians, with the right skills and training, in the right places.

10th Annual Health Workforce Research Conference

Workforce Research Conference 2014

The 10th Annual Health Workforce Research Conference will be held May 1-2, 2014 in Washington, D.C. The theme of this year’s conference, which has broadened in focus to a health workforce meeting, is “Finding the Right Fit: The Health Workforce Needed to Support the Affordable Care Act”.

Registration will be available online through April 21, 2014. Registration, hotel information, and the agenda can be found on the meeting site.

Registration Fees:

Early Bird: $877
Standard: $1,009
Student/Government: $490


Featured Data and Reports

Results of the 2013 Medical School Enrollment Survey

This report presents projections of medical school first-year enrollment through 2020 as well as other enrollment-related data using results from the fall 2013 Survey of Medical School Enrollment Plans.


Academic Medicine Workforce Collection

Academic Medicine and Health Affairs collaborated to create a collection of articles on the healthcare workforce. The Center for Workforce Studies had three articles featured in the December issue.

Erikson, Clese E.; Danish, Sana; Jones, Karen C.; Sandberg, Shana F.; Carle, Adam C.

Shipman, Scott A.; Jones, Karen C.; Erikson, Clese E.; Sandberg, Shana F.

Jones, Karen C.; Erikson, Clese E.; Shipman, Scott A.


Health Affairs Workforce Issue

Academic Medicine and Health Affairs collaborated to create a collection of articles on the healthcare workforce. The Center for Workforce Studies had one featured article coauthored by Dr. Scott Shipman in the November issue.

Shipman, Scott A.; Sinsky, Christine A.


2013 State Physician Workforce Data Book

This report examines current physician supply and retention, medical school and osteopathic school enrollment, and graduate medical education in the United States. This resource is an update to the 2011 edition and provides data breakdowns by each state.

The two-page state profiles include, in addition to data from the 2013 data book, state-specific data for the 36 specialties with the largest number of active physicians nationwide.


Baseline Physician FTE Supply and Demand Projections, 2006-2025

Health Workforce Research Conference

The Annual Health Workforce Research Conference is part of the association's ongoing efforts to monitor, analyze, and advance research on the U.S. supply of physicians and other health professionals.


AAMC Workforce Position