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Focus on Rural Health
Category: Health Workforce

Saving Lives

December 14, 2018

Peer support specialists are trained to use their experiences in recovery to help others.
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Connect and Engage

August 16, 2018

Critical Access Hospitals in North Dakota are using telehealth and technology to connect and reconnect to meet the needs of their rural patients.
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Giving Back

February 15, 2018

Tara Brandner and Amy Holtan Ellingson are among those making use of loan repayment programs available to healthcare professionals willing to work in rural and underserved areas.
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The Prime of Their Lives

December 15, 2017

Health professionals and students gather for Primary Care Week at the University of North Dakota School of Medicine & Health Sciences to network and to discuss the role of primary care in North Dakota's health delivery systems.
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Targeted Rural Health Education

November 14, 2017

Targeted Rural Health Education (TRHE) is a project where health profession students who are living and learning in rural communities explore a local health need and write an educational article that addresses the issue for the community.
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The Scrubs Academy

October 16, 2017

The Scrubs Academy initiative is starting to see results. Seven years after the first Scrubs Academy, former students are entering college and choosing healthcare majors.
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A Wider Lens

July 17, 2017

Statewide Community Showcases give medical students and residents the chance to connect with North Dakota healthcare facilities in hopes to improve workforce recruitment and retention.
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