Rural PREP is one of HRSA’s Academic Units for Primary Care Training and Enhancement (AU-PCTE). The overarching goal of this cooperative agreement is to establish academic units to conduct systems-level research to inform primary care training; disseminate best practices and resources; and develop a community of practice to promote and enhance primary care training in order to improve quality and access to care in underserved communities.
In July 2016, HRSA established cooperative agreements with 6 grantees, each of which focuses on a specific aspect of primary care education:
Training for Rural Practice
Collaborative for Rural Primary care Research, Education, and Practice (Rural PREP), University of Washington School of Medicine