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Training Physicians for Rural Practice: Capitalizing on Local Expertise to Strengthen Rural Primary Care

Description
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.
Author(s)
Davis G. Patterson, Randall Longenecker, David Schmitz, Susan M. Skillman, Mark P. Doescher
Date
01/2011
Type
Document
Organization
WWAMI Rural Health Research Center
Tagged as
Graduate medical education · Physicians · Primary care