Rural Experiences for Health Professions Students Summer Experience Program
Rural Experiences for Health Professions Students (REHPS) Program places clinical psychology, master of social work, physician, and physician assistant students from the University of South Dakota and medical laboratory science, nurse practitioner, and pharmacy students from South Dakota State University in a hands-on, 4 week experience with preceptors established in rural or frontier areas of South Dakota. Students are paired together, promoting interprofessional studies, and are required to complete a community project during their experience.
The goal of the REHPS Summer Experience Program is to increase the number of medical professionals who practice in rural areas throughout South Dakota.
South Dakota students in the following areas are eligible to apply.
- Clinical psychology
- Master of social work
- Physician assistant
- Medical laboratory science
- Nurse practitioner
Students are provided with housing, some meals, and a stipend.
Contact Yankton Rural Area Health Education Center staff to request application information.
For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.