Measuring the Commitment of Health Professions Schools to Rural Primary Care

Despite some medical schools’ stated intentions to produce rural or primary care physicians, these health professionals remain in short supply. This study describes the rurally oriented organizational and educational factors of U.S. medical schools. The research team conducted a search of publicly available data and compiled information on rurally relevant characteristics of all 182 allopathic […]

New Articles Published on Health Equity in Primary Care Health Professional Education

New Research and Commentaries on Health Equity in Primary Care Health Professional Education and Training by Rural PREP and Our Collaborators Rural PREP* is pleased to announce publication of our work in a special issue of the Journal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved focused on health equity in the education and training […]

Online Teaching Kits Focus on Rural Practice

Training and Education Materials Focus on Rural Practice! Rural PREP Teaching Kits are free materials on topics related to rural primary care practice designed for teams of diverse trainees, including nurse practitioners, medical students, physician assistants, NP and physician residents, and other primary care health professionals. Online resources are more important than ever, and Rural […]