12th International Medical Workforce Collaborative 2010

May 2-5, New York City, USA

This series of International Medical Workforce Collaborative (IMWC) conferences brings together policy makers, academics, researchers and practitioners from the United States, Canada, Australia and United Kingdom with responsibility for and interests in medical workforce issues. It includes approximately 20 delegates from each of these countries and guests from several other countries and organizations. Delegates include governmental and non-governmental policy makers, economists, researchers, medical educators, health service clinicians and managers. Participation in this conference is by invitation only.

The 12th International Medical Workforce Collaborative will be held in New York City on May 2-5, 2010. The opening afternoon session on May 2nd will be held at the New York Academy of Medicine with the remaining sessions to be held at the Sheraton New York Hotel & Towers Conference Center. The conference rate for guest rooms will be $249/night. On-Line reservations for guest room accommodations is available at http://www.starwoodmeeting.com/Book/IMWCMeeting

The International Medical Workforce Collaborative (IMWC) presents a valuable opportunity to better understand global trends that affect medical workforce policies and to promote an exchange of policy approaches across countries on medical workforce planning.

The themes under development for this year are:

The format of the conferences has been designed to generate as much interaction amongst the participants as possible. Each country prepares a research paper on the above conference themes. The papers are circulated in advance to all participants. Pre-selected discussants present a compilation of the papers for each theme as a prelude to opening discussion to the floor and in break-out sessions.

Conference Program

Proceedings

Guidelines for Discussants and Authors

Conference Papers and Presentations

Special Presentations

Modeling Demand

Poster Presentations

Posters