rural residencies

Policy Brief: Rural track program funding: An erosion in definitions of rural places requires new action

National Rural Health Association policy position paper discussing graduate medical education (GME) in rural areas. Discusses policy changes to rural hospital classification and the impact of these changes on rural GME and rural training track programs. Rural Track Program Funding: An Erosion in Definitions of Rural Places Requires New Action

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2023 ‘Head for the Hills’ – Agenda Now Available!

Breaks Interstate ParkOctober 13-14th, 2023Breaks, VA 24607 Free for primary care/hospitalist physicians and nurse practitioners working in Southwest Virginia's 13 counties CME Lectures: 8 am - 12 pm each dayFriday afternoon activities will be planned at the park. More information on lodging and registration coming soon! VIEW 2023 AGENDA


NHSC Loan Repayment Programs -Now Open

Application Deadline is April 25, 2023. National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment ProgramLoan repayment assistance for eligible primary healthcare professionals who agree to serve in Health Professional Shortage Areas. NHSC Rural Community Loan Repayment ProgramLoan repayment assistance for medical, nursing, and behavioral/mental health clinicians with specific training and credentials to provide evidence-based substance use disorder… Continue reading NHSC Loan Repayment Programs -Now Open


VA Pilot Program on Graduate Medical Education and Residency

Notice of proposed rule from the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) proposing to revise its medical regulations to establish a new pilot program on graduate medical education and residency. This proposed rule would establish substantive and procedural requirements to allow VA to administer this pilot program in a manner consistent with section 403 of the… Continue reading VA Pilot Program on Graduate Medical Education and Residency

News & Events


Submit an Abstract for a Poster Presentation for #MATRC2022 Due by February 14th. We invite to you join our 2022 HYBRID Mid-Atlantic Telehealth Resource Center (MATRC) Summit, April 24-26. Consider submitting an Abstract for Poster Presentation at Now more than ever, being engaged in telehealth research is a way to advance your telehealth care… Continue reading MATRC CALL FOR PROPOSALS


Osteopathic Health Policy Internship DEADLINE FEB. 11

Apply Now: AACOM 2022 Osteopathic Health Policy Internship Kaitlyn Thomas, AACOM's most recent OHPI, discusses the impact the internship will have on her career and the reasons why all osteopathic medical students should consider applying. Click to watch video of her discussing the opportunity's impact. AACOM Government Relations (GR) is currently accepting applications for the… Continue reading Osteopathic Health Policy Internship DEADLINE FEB. 11



Expanded Eligibility Allows More Rural Clinicians to Qualify for Loan Repayment Date: Thursday, January 13, 2022Time: 11:00am Pacific, 12:00pm Mountain, 1:00pm Central, 2:00pm EasternDuration: approximately 60 minutes Featured Speakers Tom Morris, Associate Administrator for Rural Health, Health Resources and Services AdministrationMike Shimmens, Executive Director, 3RNETHRSA BHW Speaker TBD Are you a rural clinician that needs… Continue reading UPCOMING WEBINAR OF INTEREST


Videos from Head for the Hills 2021

Now a pleasant memory, Head for the Hills 2021 provided several resources for best practice: Drs. Paul Jett and Joseph Frye discuss opioid prescription guidelines telehealth-rural-health-1Download Audio quality prevented uploading a full video, but here are the slides from Dr. Tina Gustin's presentation on Telehealth. Feel free to contact her for further information.… Continue reading Videos from Head for the Hills 2021