2018 Health Workforce Research Symposium


  • Angela Beck, PhD, MPH

    Director, Behavioral Health Workforce Research Center, University of  Michigan

  • Bianca Frogner, PhD

    Associate Professor, Department of Family Medicine
    Director, Center for Health Workforce Studies, University of Washington School of Medicine

  • Erin Fraher, PhD, MPP

    Director, Program on Health Workforce Research and Policy
    Cecil G Sheps Center for Health Services Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

  • Jean Moore DrPH, MSN, FAAN

    Director, Center for Health Workforce Studies, School of Public Health, University at Albany, SUNY

  • Joanne Spetz, PhD

    Associate Director of Research, Healthforce Center at UCSF. Professor at the Philip R Lee Institute for Health Policy Studies, Department of Family and Community Medicine, and the School of Nursing at University of California, San Francisco

  • Patricia Pittman, PhD

    Director of the Fitzhugh Mullan Institute for Health Workforce Equity, Health Workforce Policy Research Center, and the Equity in Health Professions Education Research Center. Professor, Department of Health Policy and Management, George Washington University


Allied Health, Behavioral Health, Education and Training, Long-Term Care, Oral Health


On October 2, 2018, policy leaders and workforce researchers gathered to discuss key issues influencing the health workforce. Researchers from 6 health workforce research centers presented work related to value-based care, workforce development programs targeting the underserved, and health workforce roles in opioid misuse prevention and treatment. This video highlights the work presented at the event. For more information on the studies, please visit the centers’ websites:

Behavioral Health Workforce Research Center

Slides: Innovative Approaches to Growing the Behavioral Health Workforce: The Behavioral Health Workforce Education and Training Program

Carolina Health Workforce Research Center

Slides: Defining and Measuring Value in the Health Workforce

GW Health Workforce Research Center

Slides: Summary of 2017-2018 Studies

Oral Health Workforce Research Center

Slides: Assessing Impacts of Training Opportunities in the Safety Net For Dental Students and Residents

UCSF Health Workforce Research Center on Long-Term Care

Slides: The Aging US Population: The Potential of New Workers and New Roles to Achieve High-Value Care

University of Washington Center for Health Workforce Studies

Slides: An Expanded View of Value-Based Care: The Role of Allied Health Professionals


9 minutes

Event Date

October 2, 2018