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 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

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  • Department of Family Medicine

  • Phone Number

    984-974-0210 (Appointments)

  • Address

    Sheps Center

    725 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, CB #7590

    Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7590