Rural and Urban Underserved Health Opportunities for Students
Rural Training Track Technical Assistance Program -- Part of the President's Improving Rural Health Care Initiative, the Rural Training Track Technical Assistance Program has a goal of improving fill rates of Rural Training Track programs to improve rural health in the U.S. The assistance program offers reimbursement for students, plus travel and lodging subsidies for spouses, for doing a qualifying rural rotation in family medicine.
Train Rural -- From the Rural Assistance Center, this site is dedicated to medical students seeking in-depth residency experiences with opportunities for rural, underserved urban or international practice.
Student/Resident Experiences and Rotations in Community Health (SEARCH) -- This state-based program from the National Health Service Corps enables students and residents to serve clinical rotations on multidisciplinary health care teams in underserved communities across the U.S. and its territories.
Appalachian Preceptorship -- An elective for credit from East Tennessee State University, the Appalachian Preceptorship program is designed to expose medical students to rural primary care practiced in a manner sensitive to culture. Students participate in one week of didactic sessions and then three weeks with a rural physician practicing in an Appalachian community.