How Can We Strengthen Rural Opportunities in K-16 Education to Promote Primary Care Health Careers?

Health career pathway programs can promote and prepare rural students in grades kindergarten through college (K–16) for health careers, but little is known about the prevalence and characteristics of these programs in the U.S. This mixed-methods study provides a baseline description of health career pathway programs for rural K–16 students through a scoping review, survey, […]

Routes to Rural Readiness: Enhancing Clinical Training Experiences for Nurse Practitioner Practice in Rural Primary Care

Rural provider shortages in primary care can be alleviated by encouraging and supporting nurse practitioners (NPs) to practice in rural clinical sites, which are more likely to employ NPs than urban sites

Learner Centered Research Mentoring

Webinar describing mentoring models, roles, and skills for successful mentoring

Engaging Learners in Addressing Rural Population Health

Webinar describing health hazards associated with radon gas, the testing and remediation process, and the principles of a population health intervention

How Can We Support Rural-centric Residency Programs as Unified ACGME Accreditation Approaches in 2020?

Rural PREP study identifies challenges and solutions to support rural and small residency programs critical to rural communities

Local Access to Labor & Obstetrical Delivery and Prenatal Care

The Local Access to Labor & Obstetrical Delivery and Prenatal Care teaching kit, featuring John Waits, MD, Chief Executive Officer and Faculty Physician at Cahaba Medical Services, discusses the reopening of rural labor and delivery units.

Qualitative Inquiry for Rural Programs

Webinar describing practical methods for qualitative research and evaluation for rural health professional educators, learners, and practitioners

Rural Health Leadership Radio: A Conversation with Davis Patterson, PhD

Rural Health Leadership Radio podcast guest Davis Patterson, PhD, Director of Rural PREP discussing rural health workforce research and rural health professional education

Measuring the Commitment of Health Professions Schools to Rural Primary Care

Rural PREP study to determine which U.S. medical schools produce high proportions of rural primary care physicians and what educational and organizational characteristics contribute to high rural production

The Impact of Telepsychiatry Services on the Training of Rural Primary Care Teams in Integrated Behavioral Healthcare

Rural PREP study to determine if primary care providers who participate in the Collaborative Care Model of telepsychiatry consultation develop increased behavioral health expertise