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Education and Training of the Rural Healthcare Workforce – News

News stories from the past 60 days.

Apr 8, 2022 - Interview with Nathan L. Vanderford, director of the University of Kentucky's Appalachian Career Training in Oncology (ACTION), a 2-year program for high school students. Discusses the need for recruiting rural Appalachian young people into the field of cancer treatment and research.
Source: Daily Yonder
Apr 6, 2022 - Examines the University of Minnesota Medical School's Rural Physician Associate Program, which trains students to practice as physicians in rural areas of Minnesota. Describes healthcare challenges faced by people in rural areas, including financial constraints, proximity to healthcare services, lack of insurance, and closures of clinics and hospitals.
Source: The Minnesota Daily

Last Updated: 4/8/2022