Training Physicians for Rural Practice: Capitalizing on Local Expertise to Strengthen Rural Primary Care
Reports that medical residents who train in rural settings are more likely to practice in a rural area. Rural Training Track (RTT) programs play an important role in increasing rural practice placements, thus reducing primary care shortages. Describes the new Rural Training Track Technical Assistance (RTT-TA) program.
Davis G. Patterson, Randall Longenecker, David Schmitz, Susan M. Skillman, Mark P. Doescher
WWAMI Rural Health Research Center
Graduate medical education · Physicians · Primary care