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- Recruiting and Retaining Oral Health Providers in Rural Communities: Successes from Idaho & Iowa
National Network for Oral Health Access
National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health
May 23, 2013
- Making a Difference with Pipeline to Practice Initiatives that Promote Diversity
Josiah Macy, Jr. Foundation
Northeast Ohio Medical University
The Sullivan Alliance
June 3 – 4, 2013
Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Cleveland – Independence, Independence, OH
- Public Health Services and Systems Research: Mentored Research Scientist Development Awards
Grant or contract
Funding for research projects related to public health policy and practice. Among other projects, funds will be granted for research on disparities caused by the supply of, demand for, and geographic distribution of health care professionals.
Geographic Coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: August 21, 2013
Sponsor: Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
The third report in a series from the AAMC Holistic Review Project to help medical schools implement practices to meet diversity goals:
- Roadmap to Excellence: Key Concepts for Evaluating the Impact of Medical School Holistic Admissions
Organization: Association of American Medical Colleges
Authors Needed for MedEdPORTAL® DREAM Collection
May 17, 2013 — MedEdPORTAL Publications is seeking authors to provide analysis of assessment measures used in health sciences education for the DREAM (Directory and Repository of Educational Assessment Measures) collection.
This health policy report in the New England Journal of Medicine discusses the growing physician shortage, progress implementing IOM recommendations related to nursing, and variations in state scope of practice law for advanced practice nurses:
- Expanding the Role of Advanced Nurse Practitioners: Risks and Rewards
Author: Iglehart J
Location: New England Journal of Medicine, 368(20), 1935-41
Doctors Transform How They Practice Medicine
May 15, 2013 — Article focuses on how doctors are changing how they work in response to turmoil in the health care system.
Source: Kaiser Health News
Presenters include upcoming May Health Workforce News interviewee Joanne Spetz, who also contributed to HWIC’s Supply and Demand guide:
- The Nursing Labor Market in California: Still in Surplus?
California Institute for Nursing & Health Care
May 20, 2013; repeated May 22, 2013
- HRSA Faculty Loan Repayment Program (FLRP)
Provides loan repayment program for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds who serve as faculty at eligible health professions schools for a minimum of two years.
Geographic Coverage: Nationwide
Application Deadline: June 27, 2013
Sponsors: Health Resources and Services Administration, HRSA Bureau of Clinician Recruitment and Service, HRSA Bureau of Health Professions
First Analysis of Dental Therapists Finds Increase in Access for Children, Low-Income Adults
May 14, 2013 — A new report assessing the economic viability of services provided by practicing midlevel dental providers in the U.S. shows that they are expanding preventive dental care to people who need it most: children and those who can’t afford care.
Source: Science Codex