Mr. Salsberg has been a national leader in health workforce research, policies and data for over 25 years. He is currently on the faculty in the Department of Health Policy at the George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services. Mr. Salsberg has successfully established and managed three health workforce research centers. He is a frequent speaker across the country and has authored and co-authored numerous reports and papers on the health workforce.
Until recently, Mr. Salsberg was the founding director of the National Center for Health Workforce Analysis in the US Department of Health and Human Services which was authorized by Affordable Care Act. Mr. Salsberg previously established and directed the Center for Workforce Studies at the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) and the Center for Health Workforce Studies at the School of Public Health at the University at Albany of the State University of New York (SUNY). All three health workforce centers have been leaders in providing information on the supply, demand, distribution and use of the health care workforce and they have pioneered approaches to collecting health workforce data. From 1984 until 1996, Mr. Salsberg was a Bureau Director at the New York State Department of Health.
Mr. Salsberg received his Masters in Public Administration from the Wagner School at New York University.