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Meetings and Presentations

Every year, workforce studies presents data and analysis and convenes workforce community leaders at two annual events: the Annual AAMC Health Workforce Research Conference in May and the AAMC Annual Meeting in November.

15th AAMC Annual Health Workforce Research Conference

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The 15th Annual AAMC Health Workforce Research Conference was a rousing success! This year’s theme was "Developing a health workforce for 2030 and beyond", an the meeting was held at the The Westin Alexandria in Alexandria, Va., from May 1-3, 2019.The AAMC Health Workforce Research Conference is the premier opportunity for researchers, educators, and policymakers to meet and discuss state and federal health workforce issues.

To commemorate 15 years of connecting colleagues in health workforce research, participants took advantage of special opportunities including:

  •   Individual writing consultations and a publishing workshop

  •   Full-day poster exhibition

  •   Pre-conference focused on disseminating research

  •   Complimentary professional headshots

For information on next year's conference, “Mapping Health Care’s Future: Drawing on Health Workforce Research To Imagine Where Health Care Can Go”, please contact Da’Shia Davis,

Previous Health Workforce Research Conferences

Annual Address on the State of the Physician Workforce

During AAMC’s 2018 Annual Meeting, Learn Serve Lead, AAMC’s Director of Workforce Studies, Michael Dill, delivered the 2018 Annual Address on the State of the Physician Workforce . He provided an overview of the latest physician workforce projections and multiple factors that influence workforce needs, including undergraduate and graduate medical education (UME and GME) trends; the workforce implications of emerging trends such as integrating new team members into care, work hours, and retirement; and the growth in telehealth use. The 2018 Annual Address on the State of the Physician Workforce includes the most recent data on the physician workforce, including trainees, practitioners, and faculty as appropriate. New data and trends in trainee and workforce diversity will be presented, as will current data and research on access to care, especially for vulnerable populations.

Key Takeaways:

  • Factors affecting physician workforce projections
  • Trends in physician workforce diversity
  • Characteristics associated with barriers to health care access

Previous Annual Address on the State of the Physician Workforce Presentations

Past Meeting Presentations

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Past Meeting Posters

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