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Local Access to Labor & Obstetrical Delivery and Prenatal Care This team-based, active-learning event features John Waits, MD, Chief Executive Officer and Faculty Physician at Cahaba Medical Services in Alabama on reopening rural labor and delivery units Grand Rounds
Gestational Diabetes: Diagnoses and Management with a Rural Twist This team-based, active-learning event features Robert Gobbo, MD discussing how rural physicians can improve the outcomes of Gestational diabetes (GDM). Grand Rounds
Alcohol Withdrawal and Detox in a Rural Setting This team-based, active-learning event features Kim Kardonsky, MD, and Dave Evans, MD, on the role of rural providers in alcohol abuse and detox. Grand Rounds
Adverse Childhood Experiences This team-based, active-learning event features Neal Bowen, PhD, to the array of lifetime negative health outcomes that may result from Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). Grand Rounds
Supporting Rural Programs Through Telehealth: Training, Supervision, and Collaborative Mental Health Care Webinar on potential of telehealth as an effective, well-accepted, and cost-effective platform to deliver mental health treatment to those who may not otherwise be able to access such treatment. Webinar
Qualitative Inquiry for Rural Programs Webinar describing practical methods for qualitative research and evaluation for rural health professional educators, learners, and practitioners December 2017 Webinar
Microresearch Funding Application Technical Assistance Webinar Webinar designed to assist prospective applicants in applying to the Rural PREP Microresearch program February 2018 January 2018 Webinar
Microresearch for Rural Health Rural PREP webinar describing the global impact of "microresearch" and explaining how to apply for a Rural PREP microresearch award July 2017 Webinar
Learner Centered Research Mentoring Webinar describing mentoring models, roles, and skills for successful mentoring Webinar
Focus Groups in Health Research – Just the Basics Webinar describing basic considerations needed for researchers interested in using focus groups in their studies Webinar
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 Webinar
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 Study
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 Study
How Do U.S. Medical Schools Use Targeted Admissions to Increase the Number of Doctors in Rural Areas? Rural PREP study examines and describes the admissions policies of U.S. allopathic and osteopathic medical schools Study
How Can We Strengthen Rural Opportunities in K-16 Education to Promote Primary Care Health Careers? Rural PREP study aims to describe the number and distribution of rural K-16 programs, the components of these programs, and available evidence on their outcomes with the aim of identifying and sharing successful strategies Study
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 Study
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 Audio
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 Study
Journal of Rural Mental Health Journal publishing articles on policy implications, community-level issues, integrated care, evidence-based practices, cultural factors, and ethical and regulatory considerations related to rural health research, practice, and policy clinical cultural evaluation evidence-based health disparities health equity integrated care integration policy practice regulatory research social justice Journal
Rural Behavioral Health Webinars Webinars discussing behavioral health issues for families in rural areas collection community cultural improvement membership partnerships planning practice training tribal webinars Webinar
Rural Doctors Webinars Australia-based collection of webinars and resources providing clinical updates, topical information, and research on relevant areas of health, medicine and general practice clinical collection cultural education practice resource library training webcast webinars Webinar
Rural Health Information Hub (RHIhub) Comprehensive resource hub providing information, opportunities, and resources on rural health community membership partnerships policy program Website
RHIhub Topic Guides Resource center with links to key rural-health related publications, maps, websites, new, event and organizations conference events program project research study Website
RHIhub Evidence-Based Toolkits for Rural Community Health Detailed guides for how to build effective community health programs that make best use of limited funding and resources community evaluation improvement membership partnerships planning program project research study technical assistance tools Website
Rural Medical Education Group
Special interest group within the National Rural Health Association dedicated to preparing rural physicians through network development and advocacy education organization Multiple
National Primary Care Association Links (PCA) List of hyperlinks to state and regional primary care associations supporting the HRSA Health Center Program agency collection government technical assistance training websites; organization Website
Rural Health Research Gateway Resource center providing easy access to the research products, researchers, and projects of the HRSA Rural Health Research Centers collection project research study Multiple
3RNet
Nonprofit organization connecting health professionals searching for jobs in rural or underserved areas with health care facilities jobs practice workforce Multiple
Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
In the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the primary federal agency for improving health care to people who are geographically isolated, economically or medically vulnerable agency cultural government health disparities health equity improvement planning practice social justice Multiple
Rural Health Resource Guide, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
Resource library within the HRSA website that provides links and descriptions of rural health related resources agency community evaluation government; collection grants information technology IT membership partnerships programs research resource library technical assistance telehealth telemedicine telepsychiatry toolkit tools Multiple
National Rural Health Resource Center Non-profit organization that provides technical assistance, information, tools, and resources for the improvement of rural health care collection conference events improvement jobs leadership organization planning programs resource library technical assistance toolkit tools training workforce Multiple
Office of Rural Health, Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Office of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs that works to increase access to care for veterans living in rural communities advocacy agency community government improvement membership partnerships planning project research study Multiple
Office of Rural Health Research Library, Veterans Health Administration (VHA) Resource library within the Veterans Health Administration that contains studies on the delivery of healthcare services to rural veterans agency collection evaluation government improvement journal planning recruitment research resource library retention workforce Multiple
Rural Health Fellows Program, National Rural Health Association (NRHA)
Program of the National Rural Health Association to train leaders who can articulate a clear and compelling vision for rural health collaboration communication leadership partnerships program training Program
Recruitment and Retention of Providers in Rural Areas (3RNet)
Presentation slides from 3RNet describing practical recruitment strategies for rural areas improvement planning recruitment retention workforce Slides
The Journal of Rural Health Journal focused on advancing rural health related research and enabling communication between health researchers and other relevant professionals collaboration communication evaluation partnerships research Journal
WWAMI Rural Health Research Center Policy-oriented research organization focusing rural health professional education, supply, demand, and distribution, as well as availability and quality of rural healthcare behavioral health evaluation health disparities health equity mental health organization policy project research RHRC social justice study workforce WWAMI Multiple
Suicide Prevention Toolkit for Rural Primary Care Practices A guide for rural primary care practices in suicide prevention behavioral health education mental health toolkit training Multiple
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)
Federal agency created to advise on health issues impacting rural communities, help increase access to care for underserved populations, and build health care capacity advocacy agency government Multiple
The Annals of Family Medicine Journal dedicated to advancing knowledge essential to understanding and improving health and primary care clinical education evaluation evidence-based integrated care integration journal policy practice project research study Journal
National Rural Health Association (NRHA)
A nonprofit membership organization and key Rural PREP partner providing leadership on rural health issues through advocacy, communication, education, and research advocacy collaboration communication community education evaluation leadership membership partnerships project research study Website
RHIhub Webinars Online library with rural-health focused webinars collection webinars Library Webinar
Graduate Medical Education for Rural Practice (NRHA/AAFP)
Policy brief from the National Rural Health Association and American Academy of Family Physicians with recommendations on medical training in rural areas Report
Rural Health Resources and Best Practices, National Rural Health Association (NRHA) Resource library with links and descriptions of free rural-health focused resources collection organization resources Multiple
Robert Graham Center Organization to improve individual and population healthcare delivery through the generation or synthesis of evidence that brings a family medicine and primary care perspective to health policy deliberations from the local to international levels project research study Multiple
The GME Initiative Website describing the advocacy efforts to reform graduate medical education programs to increase the supply of primary care physicians education GME graduate medical education medical school student Website
Increasing access to health workers in remote and rural areas through improved retention: Global policy recommendations Report proposing sixteen evidence-based recommendations on how to improve the recruitment and retention of health workers in underserved areas recruitment retention training workforce Report
Rural Health Clinic Educational Resources, National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH)
Resource library containing how-to guidance for rural health clinics emergency preparedness funding improvement organization planning policy technical assistance value-based Multiple
National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH)
Organization promoting the capacity of State Offices of Rural Health to improve health care in rural America through leadership development, advocacy, education and partnerships advocacy collaboration communication education evaluation improvement leadership membership organization partnerships planning policy technical assistance toolkit tools Multiple
National Association for Rural Mental Health (NARMH) Association focused on improving access, availability, and acceptability of behavioral health services and research in rural and frontier areas advocacy behavioral health jobs mental health organization policy workforce Multiple
Rural Policy Research Institute Organization that provides information on challenges, needs, and opportunities of rural communities with the intent to provoke dialog and action by the public and policy makers collaboration communication evaluation networks organization partnerships policy research resource library Multiple
Toolkit for Recruitment and Retention of Primary Care Physicians in Rural Areas (NOSORH)
Guide describing methods and resources for recruitment and retention of rural primary care physicians improvement planning recruitment retention toolkit workforce Report
Quality of Life Impacts the Recruitment and Retention of Rural Health Care Providers (NRHA)
Policy brief with recommendations to address barriers to rural recruitment and retention improvement planning recruitment retention workforce Report
Rural and Remote Health Journal focused on providing accessible, peer-reviewed information about rural health service delivery and health status in rural communities (Australia) project research study Journal
Journal of Family Medicine Journal focused on providing accessible, high quality manuscripts related to acute, chronic, and preventive medical care services clinical education evaluation evidence-based integrated care integration journal policy practice project research study Journal
Academic Medicine Official journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges that serves as an international forum for the exchange of ideas, information, and strategies to address the major challenges facing the academic medicine community clinical education evaluation evidence-based integrated care integration journal policy practice project research study Journal
The RTT Collaborative
A cooperative of rural training programs and educators whose goal is to cultivate and sustain programs and develop new ones community education improvement membership organization partner partnerships planning programs technical assistance toolkit tools training Multiple
Rural Immersion Institute of the North (RIIN) Program allowing healthcare students to experience the realities of rural care in Alaska for 3 weeks Program
HRSA Health Workforce Grand Rounds Series: Strengthening the Rural Health Workforce
Webinar series targeting rural and underserved communities, with the goal of improving health professional training and increasing the number of rural health professionals Webinar
Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) Nonprofit membership organization promoting health equity and social justice with a commitment to eliminating health disparities, changing faculty promotion and tenure, and increasing funding for community-campus partnerships Multiple