Doctor, Can I Trust You?

This teaching kit featuring Katy Kropf, DO, will look at the many societal factors contribute to the health disparities experienced by LGBTQIA patients living in rural areas

Mental Health in Rural Communities

This teaching kit featuring Diane Rohlman, PhD, will explore the need to understand the factors that impact mental health in rural communities and how to recognize the signs and symptoms of distress and to learn strategies and resources that are available to help you or someone else.

Rural: Objective Reality or Simple Perception

This teaching kit featuring Randall Longenecker, MD, will help you negotiate critical conversations on definitions and perceptions of ‘rural’ and make good decisions around education and training for rural practice.

Rural Newborn Care

This teaching kit featuring Brandon Ferguson, MD, will focus on some of the challenges specific to rural newborn care.

Negotiating the IRB Process

This webinar convenes a panel who will share their experience and wisdom in navigating the IRB process in rural communities and in the area of rural health.

Targeted Rural Health Education

This webinar examines the Targeted Rural Health Education (TRHE) project, which provides health profession students with the opportunity to gain experience writing plain language health education stories based on topics from the community needs assessments or a clinical experience for publication in a rural newspaper.

Routes to Rural Readiness: Enhancing Rural Clinical Training Experiences for Physician Assistants

This Rural PREP study will survey and interview PA program directors to describe the approaches of rurally oriented PA programs as well as the availability and varying models of rural clinical training in the most successful programs.

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.

Live Where You Work

The Live Where You Work teaching kit, featuring Kate Abraham, MD, MPH, discusses geography’s influence on poverty and access to health care and the difference it makes when you live in the community you serve.

Welcoming Diverse Clinical Learners into Diverse Rural Communities

This webinar will briefly review the staffing needs of rural communities and the experiential opportunities for trainees there, and will discuss methods to support learners from diverse backgrounds in these settings.