Rural Health Resources by Topic: Financial aid for health careers
Arizona Medically Underserved Areas: Biennial Report 2022
Biennial report for Arizona containing a list of Primary
Care Areas (PCAs) by county, maps of medically underserved
areas, and a list of Arizona State Loan Repayment Program
sites. Describes methodology for designating PCAs as
Medically Underserved Areas (AzMUAs), including ratio of
population to primary care, travel distance to a primary
care physician, and health insurance status, among other
Date: 10/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Arizona Department of Health Services view details
Moral Distress Among Clinicians Working in US Safety Net Practices During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Mixed Methods Study
Explores the causes and levels of moral distress experienced by clinicians treating low-income primary care, dental, and behavioral health patients in safety net practices and participating in education loan repayment programs during the COVID-19 pandemic. Features statistics on reported degree of moral distress related to work experienced during the pandemic, with breakdowns by discipline and practice type, including Federally Qualified Health Centers, Indian Health Service or tribal site, and Rural Health Clinics.
Author(s): Donald E. Pathman, Jeffrey Sonis, Thomas E Rauner, et al. Citation: BMJ Open, 2022 Date: 08/2022 Type: Document view details
Federal Student Loan Repayment Programs for Behavioral Health Service Providers
Provides an overview of Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)-administered federal student loan repayment programs available to behavioral health providers. Addresses program components, benefits, Congressional appropriations for these programs for fiscal year 2022, and policy issues for Congress to consider.
Date: 08/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Congressional Research Service view details
Health Workforce Issues in American Indian and Alaska Native (AI/AN) Populations
Rapid response policy brief providing an overview of the Indian Health Service (IHS), and discussing tribally-operated health services and access to health services and insurance outside of tribal or IHS networks. Describes the representation of AI/AN populations within the healthcare workforce and offers recommendations and strategies to strengthen the health workforce providing care for AI/AN populations.
Author(s): Natalia V. Oster, Susan M. Skillman, Bianca K. Frogner Date: 07/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: UW Center for Health Workforce Studies view details
National Health Service Corps 50th Anniversary: Q&A with Dr. Luis Padilla
An interview with Dr. Luis Padilla, Associate Administrator for HRSA's Bureau of Health Workforce and Director of the National Health Service Corps (NHSC). Discusses the NHSC's 50th anniversary, as well as the many NHSC initiatives that bring healthcare professionals to underserved communities.
Author(s): Allee Mead Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 06/2022 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
HPSA 101: Health Professional Shortage Areas Explained
Video describing Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs), scoring calculations and factors affecting HPSA scores, National Health Service Corps loan repayments programs, and the role of the Virginia primary care office in identifying shortage areas in Virginia. Includes a brief history of HPSAs. Transcript available by clicking the 3 dots above the red Subscribe button.
Date: 05/2022 Type: Video/Multimedia Sponsoring organization: Virginia Department of Health: Office of Health Equity view details