Targeted Medical School Admissions: A Strategic Process for Meeting Our Social Mission
Results of a 2018 survey of admissions personnel at allopathic and osteopathic medical schools about admissions strategies aimed at recruitment of students likely to practice in rural or urban underserved areas, or primary care. Features statistics on recruitment and selection activities of medical schools and characteristics of applicants, with breakdowns by rural, urban underserved, or primary care categories.
Author(s): David V. Evans, Andrew D. Jopson, C. Holly A. Andrilla, Randall L. Longenecker, Davis G. Patterson Citation: Family Medicine, 52(7), 474-482 Date: 2020 Type: Document view details
Compendium of Rural Oral Health Best Practices - 2020
Highlights examples of the best practices in rural oral healthcare across the country. Presents a number of models regarding workforce development and training, integration of care, telehealth, clinical care, and policy.
Date: 2020 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Association view details
Preparing Physicians for Rural Practice: Availability of Rural Training in Rural-Centric Residency Programs
Results of a 2015 survey of residency programs that were located in rural areas or had rural tracks in 7 specialties and had classified training locations as rural or urban by using Rural-Urban Commuting Area codes. Features statistics for various specialties and types of sponsoring institutions, with breakdowns by rural-centric or nonrural-centric programs.
Author(s): Davis G. Patterson, Holly A. Andrilla, Lisa A. Garberson Citation: Journal of Graduate Medical Education, 11(5), 550–557 Date: 10/2019 Type: Document view details
RN-to-BSN Programs: Challenges for Rural Nurse Education
Results of a survey of 237 schools with active RN-to-BSN programs, to ascertain the current status of rural-focused nursing education. Features statistics on proportion of RN-to-BSN students drawn from rural areas, student recruitment methods, barriers to recruiting students, availability of online courses, and challenges in online courses.
Author(s): Selina H. McKinney, Janice C. Probst, Eboni Haynes Date: 10/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: Rural and Minority Health Research Center (formerly the South Carolina Rural Health Research Center) view details
Mayo Clinic Joins the National Effort to Train Tomorrow's Rural Surgeons
Describes challenges facing rural surgery, including workforce shortages, outlines the Mayo Clinic's development of a rural general surgery track, and identifies lessons learned in the first three years of the Mayo Clinic's program. Compares competencies required for rural surgeons and those in urban areas.
Author(s): Randy C. Lehman, Brandon G. Douglass, Stephanie F. Heller, Michael C. Roskos Citation: Bulletin of the American College of Surgeons, 104(10) Date: 10/2019 Type: Document view details
Use of Apprenticeship to Meet Demand for Medical Assistants in the U.S.
Reports findings from a study of registered medical assistant (MA) apprenticeship programs in 12 states. Discusses the workforce needs these programs may help address, including workforce needs in rural communities. Describes the programs and discusses challenges with starting and maintaining MA apprenticeship programs.
Author(s): Andrew D. Jopson, Susan M. Skillman, Bianca K. Frogner Date: 09/2019 Type: Document Sponsoring organization: UW Center for Health Workforce Studies view details