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To develop strategies that attract, educate and sustain a well-trained and appropriately distributed physician workforce in Mississippi, so as to ensure health care access for ALL Mississippians.
Through emphasis on a strong and expanded primary care foundation, ALL Mississippians shall have access to timely and appropriate health care.
Created in 2012 by the state legislature, the Office of Mississippi Physician Workforce (OMPW) monitors and evaluates the composition and distribution of Mississippi’s physician workforce and provides assistance and recommendations to the state’s leadership on current and future workforce needs. Initiatives include policy development that improves graduate medical education and physician training, retention and distribution, physician workforce projections, and data and research.
Medicaid and OMPW Join Forces To Support Primary Care Residency Training Programs
Published on Tuesday, November 5, 2019
Mississippi State to Launch First Public University Physician Assistant Program
William Carey Medical School to Double in Size Within Next Four Years
Published on Monday, September 16, 2019
Mississippi Homes in on Strategies To increase Number of Physicians
Published on Tuesday, August 13, 2019
Governor Creates Rural Health Care Task Force
Board of Health Names New Member Three Others Reappointed to Serve
Our mission is to develop strategies that attract, education and sustain a well-trained and appropriately distributed physician workforce in Mississippi, so as to ensure health care access for ALL Mississippians.