WCMEW produces workforce reports, with a future-focus on clinician demand in Wisconsin. WCMEW also develops monthly publications that shine a spotlight on Wisconsin programs, projects, and workforce members.
Mapping Our Way to Success: Regional Workforce Projections
Annual workforce summit to be held Sept. 24 in Oshkosh; Aspirus holds event to recognize trainers and teachers, and Medicine on Main Street highlights rural workforce programs.
This month’s newsletter also features several pharmacy programs that support rural health and student learning.
Wisconsin’s APC workforce continues to grow, and WCMEW highlights the efforts of the La Crosse Medical Health Science Consortium and Lakeshore Health Care Alliance.
WCMEW looks back over its 2018 successes, including a workforce summit, policy-informing regional workforce report, and new partnerships.
WCMEW also seeks input from education coordinators and health care leaders for development of a preceptor survey and school inventory.
2018 Summit recap: creating the clinical workforce we need - policies, strategies, and innovations in wisconsin (Nov. summit brief)
Key takeaways from the workforce summit - including considerations for HR, educators, and workforce planning.
WCMEW reviews the evidence and discusses trends with Larry Pheifer, Wisconsin Academy of Family Physicians. Students report their experience with preceptors is a primary determinant of interest in primary care practice.
Quarterly Council Meeting: Monroe Clinic Presents Plans for Advanced Practice Clinician Grants (Sept. 2018)
Council members also share legislative priorities for the upcoming session and WCMEW provides updates about its Care Delivery Task Force and Clinical Site Coordination work group.
WCMEW Executive Director interviews Dr. Scott Shipman, MD, PhD, Director of Primary Care Initiatives and Workforce Analysis, AAMC, Summit keynote speaker on November 2.
WCMEW's Council met in June to discuss Task Force activities and other initiatives.
Eight health care experts from rural and urban settings will contribute with a new group designed to explore best practices for care delivery.
WCMEW discusses opportunities for greater coordination and collaboration of clinical sites in Wisconsin, and proposes data collection.
An introduction to WCMEW's new work group: Leveraging WI's Leadership in Care Delivery Change.
workforce highlights of 2017 (JAN. 2018)
Learn about WARM, WiNC, GME Funding, Workforce Reports, and other accomplishments from across the state in 2017.
A Work in Progress: Building Wisconsin's Future Physician Workforce analyzes various care delivery scenarios and their anticipated effects on physician demand. The report projects demand in 2035, and provides recommendations for expanding Graduate Medical Education (GME) and other initiatives in Wisconsin.
This issue of the WCMEW newsletter summarizes the activities from the Statewide Workforce Summit, attended by over 100 health care leaders, policymakers, and educators.
The WRPRAP initiatives collaborates with statewide partners and competitively awards grants to develop new and existing sites for rural graduate medical education (GME).
Physician Assistants in Wisconsin: Pipelines, Policies, and Practice Data shines light on a critical workforce member, PAs. The publication reviews available data on PA training and practice, and raises questions about system inefficiencies related to clinical site coordination.
The September, 2017 publication revisits an element from the 2016 report, focusing on telehealth services. The issue also features a spotlight on the Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative's Behavioral Telehealth Network.
The June 2017 issue recaps WCMEW Council activities, legislative issues, and provides program updates. These include funding for allied health professional and Advanced Practice Clinician training, program news for Competitive Wisconsin's workforce initiative, and WARM program outcomes.
Wisconsin's Behavioral Health Workforce: Where Do We Stand? addresses the continuing need for behavioral health care providers in the state. Comparisons across counties and states are provided, with special focus on the Psychiatry residency pipeline, and Licensed Clinical Social Workers.
A Work in Progress: Recommendations on Care Delivery checks in on progress regarding care delivery transformations in the state, including new state funding for Advanced Practice Clinicians in rural Wisconsin.
Availability of clinical sites, preceptors, and statewide systems for quality educational experiences impact Wisconsin's ability to provide a sufficient stream of workforce members.