Medical Assistants

For more than a decade, our researchers have been investigating the medical assistant workforce, including scope of practice considerations, new care models that extend the use of medical assistants, and supply and demand.

Publications

Introduction to Special Issue: The Workforce for Seriously Ill Older Adults in the Community

In May 2018, 40 leaders and scholars from universities, delivery organizations, professional associations, advocacy groups, government agencies,...

CIN Toolkit: Three Strategies to Help Primary Care Teams Treat Substance Use Disorders

This document is a guide for primary care organizations and care teams working to integrate substance use disorder (SUD) treatment services.

Breaking Barriers for Underrepresented Minorities in the Health Professions

In spite of the United States’ racial and ethnic diversity, the health care workforce remains predominately white, particularly in professions...

New Roles for Medical Assistants in Innovative Primary Care Practices

This publication, which is part of a special issue for the journal Health Services Research on the evolving US health care workforce, ...