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Rural Interprofessional Health Professions Summer Preceptorships

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National Center for Rural Health Professions
Feb 24, 2019

Vicky Rhine, MPH


The Rural Interprofessional Health Professions Summer Preceptorships program offers a 6-week 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 2018 are:

  • Gibson Area Hospital - Gibson City, Illinois
  • St. Mary's Hospital - Centralia, Illinois

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

Graduate and professional level students who are enrolled in a health professions program including but not limited to: medicine, physician assistant, pharmacy, nursing, public health, social work, physical therapy, and nutrition are eligible to apply.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Each student will receive a $1,500 stipend. Limited housing and meals are provided by the host sites. Eight students will be selected.

Application process

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

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Food security and nutrition · Health occupations · Health workforce education and training · Health workforce pipeline · Pharmacy and prescription drugs · Physical therapy · Primary care · Public health

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