Thomas Ricketts, PhD, MPH

Carolina Health Workforce Research Center
Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research

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Authors: Thomas Ricketts | Erin Fraher | Ryan Kandrack

Topics: Education and Training, Primary Care

February 1, 2019
This policy brief explores outcome metrics that can be used to evaluate pediatric graduate medical education (GME) investments in producing the workforce that meets state and national health care needs.
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Authors: Ryan Kandrack | Erin Fraher | Thomas Ricketts

Topics: Education and Training, Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs), Primary Care

September 3, 2018
This cross-sectional study analyzes 2016 practice outcomes of physicians who graduated from medical schools between 2004 and 2010. Physicians whose medical school received Title VII funding during their education are compared to physicians who attended medical schools that did not receive Title VII funding.
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March 30, 2016
In this webinar, Tom Ricketts describes his work on physician diffusion, and helps explain its effects and policy implications on underserved areas.
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Authors: Thomas Ricketts

Topics: Data Analysis, Primary Care, Workforce Supply

October 1, 2015
This research brief explores whether it is possible to predict that a place will become more or less underserved based on the personal characteristics of physicians, especially primary care physicians, the characteristics of the counties from and to which they move, and their likelihood to move into or out of rural communities.
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