Measuring the Commitment of Health Professions Schools to Rural Primary Care
Which U.S. medical schools produce high proportions of rural primary care physicians? What educational and organizational characteristics contribute to high rural production?
- Identify medical schools that have recently produced high proportions of rural physicians
- Identify the rurally-oriented organizational and educational factors that these programs have in common
- Share practices of high producers of rural primary care physicians
- Future aim: examine other primary care health professions schools (e.g., nurse practitioners, physician assistants)