Donald Pathman MD, MPH

Professor, UNC Family Medicine Center. Director, Curriculum Evaluation, UNC School of Medicine. Director, Primary Care Research, Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research, UNC-Chapel Hill.

Donald Pathman MD, MPH

725 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, CB #7590
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7590


Areas of Interest

Dr. Pathman’s work centers on research and evaluation of organization, state and federal programs and policies that affect the work and lives of physicians and other healthcare practitioners, and on how these, in turn, affect access and quality of patient care and clinicians’ careers. Specific areas of research have been in the effects on clinicians of organization personnel policies, clinical guideline dissemination, provider satisfaction under various employment configurations and work controls, rural health professional distribution, medical education, access to care, health disparities, and community medicine.

Related Links

NRSA Primary Care Research Fellowship