Influencing residency choice and practice location through a longitudinal rural pipeline program.

  title={Influencing residency choice and practice location through a longitudinal rural pipeline program.},
  author={Kathleen J Quinn and Kevin Y Kane and James J. Stevermer and Weldon D Webb and Jana L Porter and Harold A Williamson and Michael C Hosokawa},
  journal={Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges},
  volume={86 11},
PURPOSE The University of Missouri School of Medicine developed the Rural Track Pipeline Program (MU-RTPP) to increase the supply and retention of rural physicians statewide. The MU-RTPP features a preadmissions program for rural students (Rural Scholars), a Summer Community Program for rising second-year students, a six-month Rural Track Clerkship (RTC) Program for third-year students, and a Rural Track Elective Program for fourth-year students. The purpose of this study is to report the… CONTINUE READING
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