Rural Health Resources by Topic: Graduate medical education
Family Medicine Residencies: How Rural Training Exposure in GME Is Associated With Subsequent Rural Practice
Results of a study exploring associations between the amount of rural training received by 12,162 physicians during their U.S. accredited family medicine (FM) residencies between 2008-2012 and their practice locations in rural or urban areas as of 2018. Features statistics including characteristics of FM residency programs and graduates, and per cent of FM residency training in rural location, with breakdowns by 2018 urban or rural practice location.
Author(s): Deborah J. Russell, Elizabeth Wilkinson, Stephen Petterson, Candice Chen, Andrew Bazemore Citation: Journal of Graduate Medical Education, 14(4), 441–450. Date: 08/2022 Type: Document view details
Rx for the Rural Healthcare Workforce and Access to Care
Podcast with Tom Morris of the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy about trends related to the rural healthcare workforce and efforts to overcome challenges. Discusses the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic, rural hospital closures, telehealth, graduate medical education in rural areas, community health workers and community paramedics, funding opportunities to promote healthcare access in rural areas, the opioid crisis, and more.
Author(s): Jessica Nicholson Date: 05/2022 Type: Audio Sponsoring organization: The Conference Board view details
Supporting Community-Based Family Medicine Residency Training Programs in North Carolina and their Potential Impact on Healthy NC 2030
Examines ways in which training family medicine residents in rural North Carolina communities can address disparities in healthcare access and improve rural population health metrics for all subsets of the population. Describes Healthy NC 2030, a public health initiative that seeks to bridge healthcare disparities in North Carolina. Features a county-level map showing locations of training programs in rural settings and urban settings, and statistics on the distribution of family medicine residency positions in North Carolina, with breakdowns by rural or urban setting.
Author(s): Audy G. Whitman, Geniene Jones, Danny Pate, et al. Citation: North Carolina Medical Journal, 83(3), 173-177 Date: 05/2022 Type: Document view details
Exploration of Remote Didactics at Rural Family Medicine Training Programs
Results of an electronic survey of rural family medicine residency site directors across the United States. Includes analyses through statistics with an emphasis on descriptions of current didactic practices, facilitators, and challenges to implementation. Features statistics with breakdowns by urban or rural location.
Author(s): Ying Zhang, Tessa E. Moore, Amanda Weidner, et al. Citation: Family Medicine, 54(5), 362-363 Date: 05/2022 Type: Document view details
Hawai'i Rural Health Program: Shaping the Next Generation of Rural Doctors
Describes the efforts of the Hawaii Rural Health Program (HRHP) to provide rural health training to medical students of the University of Hawaii John A. Burns School of Medicine. Highlights student reflections and the program's impacts on the rural physician workforce in Hawaii.
Author(s): Clare-Marie M. Anderson, Sara A. McAllaster, Grant M. Yoneoka, et al. Citation: Hawaii Journal of Health and Social Welfare, 81(4), Supplement 2, 20-23 Date: 04/2022 Type: Document view details