History

1996

Ed Salsberg founds the Center for Health Workforce Studies at the School of Public Health, University at Albany

First employees, Paul Wing & Mark Dionne are hired

First peer-reviewed publication

1997

Center enters into its first health workforce research contract with the American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology – would maintain a contractual relationship with AAAAI through 2012

Center’s New York Resident Exit Survey project begins

1998

Gaetano Forte, staff member with the longest tenure currently, is hired as a Graduate Research Assistant

Center wins a cooperative agreement with HRSA to become a Regional Center for Health Workforce Studies

First Tracking Report for NYC

1999

Drafted the 14th Report of the Council on Graduate Medical Education

Debra Krohl is hired as Program Assistant

2000

Jean Moore & Margaret Langelier are hired

Compiles State Health Workforce Profiles for HRSA for 50 states, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands

2001

Robert Martiniano is hired

Center conducts its first online survey

First Nursing Education report

2003

First Tracking Report for New York State

David Armstrong is hired

2004

Ed Salsberg leaves the Center to become Director of a new workforce research center at the Association of American Medical Colleges. Would go on to become the Director of the HRSA’s National Center for Health Workforce Analysis in 2010

Jean Moore becomes Director of the Center

Center launches the Health Careers website

2005

Drafts the 16th Report of the Council on Graduate Medical Education

2008

Center’s current Monitoring the Health Workforce in New York project begins

Paul Wing retires

2014

Mark Dionne, last original member of the Center Staff, retires

Received cooperative agreement for the Health Workforce Technical Assistance Center (HWTAC)

Leanne Keough, Center’s first Communications Director is hired

HWTAC website launches

2015

Received cooperative agreement for the Oral Health Workforce Research Center (OHWRC)

CHWS establishes branding and joins Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter

OHWRC website launches

2016

New CHWS website launches

CHWS celebrates 20-year anniversary