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Rural Interprofessional Health Professions Summer Preceptorships

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National Center for Rural Health Professions
Mar 5, 2023

Beth Squires


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
    Dixon, Illinois
    May 23 - June 29, 2023
  • Memorial Hospital
    Chester, Illinois
    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 the future.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Each student will receive a $1,500 stipend. Housing may be provided by the host site depending on location and availability.

Application process

A link to the online application is available on the program website.

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Health occupations · Health workforce education and training · Health workforce pipeline · Healthcare needs and services · Primary care · Public health · Illinois

Organizations (1)

  • National Center for Rural Health Professions, view details

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