Microresearch is an innovative, mentored research experience, originally developed in Africa and adapted for U.S. health professional trainees preparing for rural primary care practice. This report describes program elements (funding, mentorship, and peer support) that others may replicate to develop research and leadership skills through community engagement to address health disparities.
What Is the Impact on Rural Area Residents When the Local Physician Leaves?
This article from Microresearch awardee Paulius Mui explores aspects of access to care, both within and outside of primary care settings, that result from loss of a rural family physician.
MicroResearch: Finding Sustainable Local Health Solutions in East Africa Through Small Local Research Studies
Associated article outlining the history and outcomes for the first five years of the program.
Microresearch at Dalhousie University and Mbarara University
A microresearch effort led by individuals at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada, and Mbarara University of Science and Technology, Mbarara, Uganda
Microresearch for Rural Health
Rural PREP webinar describing the global impact of “microresearch” and explaining how to apply for a Rural PREP microresearch award