REHPS, Rural Experiences for Health Professions Students, Summer Experience Program helps place university students who are enrolled in medical, physician assistant, pharmacy and advanced practice nursing programs in a four week experience with preceptors established in rural or frontier areas of South Dakota. The students are paired together, promoting interprofessional studies, and are required to complete a community project during their experience. Students are exposed to all aspects of a rural healthcare community.The program encourages rural communities to welcome students and form strong bonds; laying the groundwork for the likelihood those students may return to work/practice in their rural community.
- Developing a Pipeline for the Community-Based Primary Care Workforce and Its Leadership: The Kraft Center for Community Health Leadership’s Fellowship and Practitioner Programs
- Public Health Workforce Taxonomy
- Growth and Changes in the National Health Service Corps Workforce with the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act
- Shortages of Medical Personnel at Community Health Centers: Implications for Planned Expansion
- Rural Healthcare Provider Retention Strategies
Yankton Rural Area Health Education Center