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Georgia Board of Health Care Workforce Annual Report: Fiscal Year 2023
Reports on the Georgia Board of Health Care Workforce's activities, funding, and programming for fiscal year 2023, including discussion of loan repayment and grants for medical education. Provides data on schools of medicine, including graduates entering core specialties and graduates practicing in Georgia, and undergraduate medical education. Includes coverage of the Physicians for Rural Areas Assistance Program and the Dentists for Rural Areas Assistance Program, with statistics on the number of participants and the number of counties in which they are serving.
Date: 01/2024
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Georgia Board of Health Care Workforce
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How Academic Medicine Serves Rural Communities Across the Country
Highlights how Association of American Medical Colleges teaching hospitals and medical schools are serving patients in rural communities. Features the work of 6 institutions in North Dakota, Mississippi, New Hampshire, George, Texas, and California, and shares the challenges and successes unique to these communities.
Date: 08/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Association of American Medical Colleges
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RPHWTN Grantees Help Rural Healthcare Facilities Keep Local Talent
Highlights the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy's Rural Public Health Workforce Training Network and its focus on expanding workforce capacity in rural and tribal areas. Features a career ladder program in Missouri, a respiratory therapy training program in Texas, and a health IT training program in Virginia.
Author(s): Allee Mead
Citation: Rural Monitor
Date: 08/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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HRSA Grants and Funding Opportunities for Rural Health
A webinar recording that provides an overview of Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) programs for rural and underserved communities, such as Bureau of Health Workforce (BHW) programs, the National Health Service Corps (NHSC), the State Loan Repayment Program (SLRP), the Rural Communities Opioid Response Program (RCORP), and more. Includes resources for related data and information.
Additional links: Slide Deck
Date: 05/2023
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organizations: Health Resources and Services Administration, Kansas Department of Health and Environment
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National Advisory Council on the National Health Service Corps (NACNHSC) Meeting Minutes, November 15-16, 2022
Minutes from the November 15-16, 2022 meeting, including presentations on collaborative care, shortage designation policy, HRSA's geriatrics programs, family caregivers, effects of COVID-19, and National Health Service Corps updates.
Additional links: Agenda, Caring for the Care Collaborator: Building and Sustaining the Competent Team, Health Resources and Services Administration's Geriatrics Programs, Leading In Challenging Times… Creating the Future We Want and Our Communities and Patients Need, Policy Updates, Preparing Clinicians to "R.A.I.S.E." Family Caregivers
Date: 11/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: National Advisory Council on the National Health Service Corps
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Rural Health Grants and Funding Opportunities
A webinar recording that discusses grant, loan, scholarship, and other funding opportunities for practitioners in rural healthcare and organizations concerned with rural population health. Covers federal opportunities as well as those specific to the state of Kansas.
Additional links: Presentation Slides
Date: 11/2022
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: Kansas Department of Health and Environment
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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
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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
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National Health Service Corps Site Reference Guide
Provides clarification for National Health Service Corps (NHSC) sites regarding eligibility requirements, qualification factors, compliance, roles and responsibilities, and other factors for becoming an NHSC approved site. Acts as a supplemental resource to the information provided in the online NHSC Site Application.
Date: 03/2022
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Health Resources and Services Administration
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Longitudinal Assessment of a Dental and Medical Student Service Program in Appalachia: Successes and Lessons Learned
Results of a study exploring a West Virginia University Institute for Community and Rural Health service scholarship program implemented in 2011 to address a lack of dental and primary care in rural and underserved areas. Features statistics including program participant characteristics, with breakdowns by rural or urban background, and practice site characteristics for participants with fulfilled program status, with breakdowns by rural or underserved location.
Author(s): April Vestal, Fotinos Panagakos, Treah Haggerty, Ashley Brianna Sheppard
Citation: Journal of Public Health Dentistry, 82(1), 113-117
Date: 01/2022
Type: Document
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