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Education and Training of the Rural Healthcare Workforce – News

News stories from the past 60 days.

Aug 18, 2022 - Announces new funding opportunities for the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education program and Teaching Health Center Planning and Development program. Describes the aims of each funding program and offers information on a pre-launch webinar on Wednesday, August 24th from 2:00-3:00 p.m. Eastern Time.
Source: Health Resources and Services Administration
Aug 10, 2022 - Highlights the experiences of 3 early-career doctors who participated in the Rural Illinois Medical Student Assistance Program (RIMSAP), offered through a partnership between the Illinois State Medical Society and the Illinois Farm Bureau that supports rural medical school applicants willing to serve in a rural community in the state.
Source: Lincoln Courier
Aug 8, 2022 - Announces nearly $60 million in funding to support rural health workforce growth and access to quality healthcare. Provides an overview of the funded efforts in healthcare job development, training, and placement, as well as funding for new rural medical residency programs and a $1 million award to 3 organizations working to increase access to healthcare for rural veterans.
Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Aug 2, 2022 - Features the impacts of a new residency program in Colquitt County, Georgia, including an increase in research and development, retention of graduates from the program, and training benefits for rural doctors. Notes challenges for rural physicians related to high patient to provider ratios and incentives for doctors to practice in rural areas.
Source: Georgia Public Broadcasting

Last Updated: 8/18/2022