Startup Appalachia Pitch Competition

*NOTE: applicants must be based in one of the 54 ARC-mandated counties in Eastern Kentucky* Shaping Our Appalachian Region, Inc. (SOAR), in partnership with the Cabinet for Economic Development's KY Innovation Office, is hosting the Startup Appalachia Pitch Competition, presented by Community Trust Bancorp., on June 24 in Hazard, KY. Finalists will take the stage… Continue reading Startup Appalachia Pitch Competition

medical education, rural health issues, rural residencies

AHECs Provide Students Opportunities to Help the Underserved

Posted March 31, 2022 by Emil Chuck - The Student Doctor Network For decades, rural and highly urban communities have had challenges accessing healthcare due to a lack of available providers.  Passion to work with underserved communities in rural or underserved urban settings often wanes once a student begins preclinical coursework.   Area Health Education Centers,… Continue reading AHECs Provide Students Opportunities to Help the Underserved

funding, medical education, public health

Institutional Funding Opportunities

Provider's Clinical Support System Grant for Universities (SAMSHA) Funding to support graduate-level education for students in medical, physician assistant, nurse practitioner, and other eligible advanced practice nursing programs with a focus on treating opioid use disorders and prescribing medications for opioid use disorder in office-based settings upon graduation. Anticipated award amount up to $245,000 per… Continue reading Institutional Funding Opportunities

hospitals, rural residencies, Southwest Virginia

Ballad Health Internal Medicine and Family Residency Programs

Norton Community Hospital Internal Medicine Residency Norton Community Hospital is a not-for-profit, 129-bed acute care facility that has served rural Southwest Virginia and Southeastern Kentucky since 1949. The hospital offers a unique internal medicine residency experience that blends training at a rural acute care center, Norton Community Hospital, and urban tertiary care centers like Holston… Continue reading Ballad Health Internal Medicine and Family Residency Programs