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    Edward S. Salsberg, MS

    Mr. Salsberg is the Director of the Center for Workforce Studies and Associate Vice President at the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) in Washington DC. The Center was established in early 2004 to conduct and promote studies to inform the medical education community, policy makers and the public as to the nation’s current and future physician workforce needs. The Center is a national leader in the field of physician workforce data and studies. Mr. Salsberg is also on the faculty at the George Washington University Medical Center.
    Prior to joining AAMC, Mr. Salsberg was the Executive Director of the Center for Health Workforce Studies which he established in 1996 at the School of Public Health at the University at Albany of the State University of New York (SUNY).  From 1984 until 1996, Mr. Salsberg was a Bureau Director at the New York State Department of Health.
    Mr. Salsberg is a frequent speaker across the country on issues related to the physician workforce; he has authored and co-authored numerous reports and papers on the health workforce. Mr. Salsberg has been a member of the U.S. delegation to the International Medical Workforce Collaborative since 1999 and has been chair since 2004.  Mr. Salsberg was on the steering committee of the National Academy for State Health Policy from 1995 till 2004.  Mr. Salsberg received his Masters in Public Administration from the Wagner School at New York University.


    Were the Projections of a Physician Surplus Wrong? If So Why? and Can We Learn from Our Mistakes?

    Presentation Date

    May 23, 2007

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