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13th Annual AAMC Health Workforce Research Conference
Working Together for Health


Renaissance Arlington Capital View Hotel
2800 South Potomac Ave
Arlington, Virginia 22202
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Date/Time: May 3-5, 2017

The 13th Annual Health Workforce Research Conference, hosted by the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), will be held May 4-5, 2017, in the Washington, DC, area, preceded by optional pre-conference sessions on state issues on May 3. The theme of this year’s conference is Working Together for Health: Aligning the Health Workforce with Population Needs.

The AAMC Health Workforce Research Conference is the premier opportunity for researchers, educators, and policymakers to meet and discuss state and federal workforce issues.

 In addition, the 13th Annual AAMC Health Workforce Research Conference will include an expanded selection of breakout sessions featuring research and findings from health workforce researchers from across the nation and around the world. Session topics include:

  • The behavioral health workforce
  • VA health workforce training
  • The rural health workforce
  • The health workforce implications of an aging and increasingly diverse population
  • Innovative data usage
  • Integrated practice
  • The specialty workforce
  • International perspectives on the health workforce
  • Health workforce data
  • The oral health workforce
  • State health workforce innovations
  • State efforts to strengthen Graduate Medical Education
  • Community health workers
  • The nurse practitioner and PA workforces
  • Health workforce realignment under Medicaid reform
  • Workforce dynamics across the career

We will also host a special pre-conference session, featuring two panels:

  • Strategies for Integrating Oral Health and Behavioral Health Services with Primary Care
  • Data Visualization Workshop