An Interview with David Schmitz
The co-creator of the Community Apgar Program and program director of Rural Training Tracks (RTTs) at the Family Medicine Residency of Idaho shares his insights about rural physician training and recruitment of rural healthcare providers.
Author(s): Allee Mead Citation: Rural Monitor Date: 07/2016 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub view details
Conrad 30 Waivers for Physicians on J-1 Visas: State Policies, Practices, and Perspectives
Examines state Conrad 30 programs' goals, policies, and practices for recruiting and retaining non-U.S. citizen international medical graduates on J-1 visas. Includes information from Conrad 30 program websites and interviews with program staff in 32 states, with a focus on use of the program to support physician workforce for rural communities.
Author(s): Davis G. Patterson, Gina Keppel, Susan M. Skillman Date: 03/2016 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: WWAMI Rural Health Research Center view details
Diffusion of Physicians and Access To Primary Care: The Role of Person, Program, and Place
Examines factors which influence physicians' decisions to move into or out of Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs) and analyzes characteristics that may cause counties to gain or lose HPSA designation, using data from 2006, 2011, and 2013. Includes statistics with breakdowns such as change in physician-to-population ratio in urban, rural HPSA, and rural non-HPSA counties from 2010 to 2012, rates of inter-county and inter-state moves among physicians from 2006 to 2013, and characteristics of physicians by category of move.
Author(s): Thomas C. Ricketts Date: 10/2015 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: The Cecil G. Sheps Center for Health Services Research view details
Recruitment, Onboarding, & Retention: A Toolkit for Health Centers
Assists community health centers in planning, developing, and
implementing strategies to support the existing clinical
workforce. Discusses how to recruit and retain a future
workforce of primary care providers including physicians,
nurse practitioners, physician assistants, certified nurse
midwives, dentists, and others who provide clinical care.
Date: 04/2015 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Association of Community Health Centers view details
Quality of Life Impacts the Recruitment and Retention of Rural Health Care Providers
Policy paper discussing the aspect of maintaining a professional quality of life and its impact on the recruitment and retention of healthcare providers in rural areas. Professional quality of life refers to promoting the advantages of rural practice over the negative aspects.
Author(s): Dayle Sharp, Maritza Bond, Kelly Cheek, Holly Wolff Date: 02/2015 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Association view details