Recruitment to Rural Residency Programs: Match Rates and Best Practices

This study explores the history of National Residency Matching Program (NRMP) match rates for rurally located family medicine residency programs over the past 25 years (1995-2020) in an effort to examine the widely held perception that low match rates equate to unfavorable program outcomes and to identify successful recruitment strategies for rural programs and for recruitment to rural practice generally.

Rural Graduate Medical Education

RuralGME.org brings together partners in every specialty and experts from across the U.S. in all aspects of rural graduate medical education to provide technical assistance and resources.

Are Family Physicians Trained in Small Rural Residencies of Comparable Quality to Family Physicians Overall?

This Rural PREP study seeks to demonstrate the value of rural training by examining how graduates of small rural family medicine programs compare with other family medicine residency graduates on ratings of competence and medical knowledge, current scope of practice, and other indicators of value.

The RTT Collaborative

A cooperative of rural training programs and educators whose goal is to cultivate and sustain programs and develop new ones

The GME Initiative

Website describing the advocacy efforts to reform graduate medical education programs to increase the supply of primary care physicians