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ETSU Launches Rural Medicine Program

East Tennessee State University’s Quillen College of Medicine announced a new program designed to create more pathways for high school and college students who are interested in careers in medicine to serve rural and underserved communities. The college officially launched EQUIP (Extending Quillen to the Underserved through an Integrated Program), an initiative that seeks to… Continue reading ETSU Launches Rural Medicine Program

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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

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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

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UPCOMING WEBINAR OF INTEREST

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

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Videos from Head for the Hills 2021

Now a pleasant memory, Head for the Hills 2021 provided several resources for best practice: https://videopress.com/v/6fXrO8rJ?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata 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. https://videopress.com/v/5ZFMkYM4?resizeToParent=true&cover=true&preloadContent=metadata… Continue reading Videos from Head for the Hills 2021