See this commentary about the organic approach that Rural PREP has taken to promote health equity through education and training of a workforce in and with rural and underserved urban communities: An Organic Approach to Health Professions Education and Health Equity: Learning in and with Underserved Communities
WHY RURAL PREP?
Access to comprehensive, high-quality primary care is essential to improve health in rural America. Rural PREP aims to research and engage communities of practice, disseminating innovative solutions and evidence-based practices to enhance the supply and quality of rural primary healthcare providers.Read More
WHO WE ARE
The mission of the Collaborative for Rural Primary care, Research, Education and Practice (Rural PREP) is to improve and sustain rural health through community engagement and research in rural primary care health professions education.Read More
WHAT IS A COMMUNITY OF PRACTICE?
A community of practice is an informal or organized learning community or virtual space in which members engage mutually in a common endeavor. The Rural PREP community of practice brings together rural health professions educators, researchers and students who seek to improve rural primary care training and service delivery.Read More
WHAT WE DO
Rural PREP exists to improve and sustain the education of primary care providers for rural practice.Read More