Rural Interprofessional Health Professions Summer Preceptorships
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National Center for Rural Health Professions
The Rural Interprofessional Health Professions Summer
Preceptorships program offers an educational experience
for health professions students who want to learn more
about healthcare in rural settings.
This opportunity is available to students nationwide.
Practice sites are located in Illinois. Participating
sites for 2023 are:
- Gibson Area Hospital and Health Services
Gibson City, Illinois
May 31 - July 12, 2023
- Katherine Shaw Bethea Hospital
May 23 - June 29, 2023
- Memorial Hospital
June 7 - July 19, 2023
Students will be exposed to all aspects of a rural
healthcare community including:
- Social and health characteristics, needs, and
resources of a specific rural community
- Roles and responsibilities of different healthcare
providers in a rural community
- Healthcare provider careers in a rural community and
potential locations for future career practice
Students of all health disciplines are encouraged to
apply. Students must have completed sophomore year of
undergraduate studies by the start of the program.
Preference will be given to students from rural Illinois
communities with interest in serving a rural community in
Amount of funding
Each student will receive a $1,500 stipend. Housing may
be provided by the host site depending on location and
Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Health occupations · Health workforce education and training · Health workforce pipeline · Healthcare needs and services · Primary care · Public health · Illinois
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