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Thomas Ricketts, PhD, MPH

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

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Authors: Thomas Ricketts

Topics: Staffing, Workforce Demand

April 29, 2021
This article reviews how population changes over time in different geographical regions have impacted the market structure and availability of general surgeons in the United States.
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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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Beyond the Minimum Data Set (MDS): What Additional Data Do States Collect on Health Workforce Supply?

Authors: Katie Gaul | Thomas Ricketts | Jean Moore

Topics: Data Collection, Minimum Data Set (MDS), Policy, Workforce Demand

December 1, 2016
Most states that collect health workforce supply data follow Minimum Data Set (MDS) guidelines on the questions they ask. However, some states collect additional data on their health workforce. This brief summarizes state health workforce data collection efforts that go beyond the MDS.
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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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