State Office of Rural Health (SORH)

The Center for Rural Health is designated as the North Dakota State Office of Rural Health, a federal-state partnership that helps rural communities build their health care services through collaborations and initiatives with a wide range of partners across the state.

What we do for you

As the State Office of Rural Health, the Center:

Most Recent Publications

  • Demographics of Direct Patient Care Physicians in North Dakota
    Hart, G., Peterson, M., & Abdimajid, A.
    North Dakota Health Workforce Fact Sheet Series, Issue 17, May 2015
    Examines the location of where direct patient care physicians practice by age, rurality and number of patients, using data from the 2013 American Medical Association physician master file.
  • Type of Employment for Physicians in North Dakota
    Hart, G., Peterson, M., & Abdimajid, A.
    North Dakota Health Workforce Fact Sheet Series, Issue 18, May 2015
    Examines the type of employment for North Dakota’s physicians by sex, age and rurality, using data from the 2013 American Medical Association physician master file.
  • Adjacent Border Analysis for Direct Patient Care Physicians
    Hart, G., Peterson, M., & Abdimajid, A.
    North Dakota Health Workforce Fact Sheet Series, Issue 15, April 2015
    Examines physicians located in states that border North Dakota that are treating North Dakota patients.
  • Availability of Direct Patient Care Physicians in North Dakota
    Hart, G., Peterson, M., & Abdimajid, A.
    North Dakota Health Workforce Fact Sheet Series, Issue 16, April 2015
    Examines the availability of direct patient care physicians in North Dakota by rurality, sex, medical school location, residency location, using data from the 2013 American Medical Association physician master file.
  • “HOSA” Spells the Future of North Dakota’s Healthcare Workforce
    Kusler, S. March 2015
    North Dakota Medicine, Vol. 40, Issue 1
    Middle school and high school students explore becoming healthcare professionals.

Most Recent Presentations