Rurally based education: confronting social forces underlying ill health.

@article{Aj1990RurallyBE,
  title={Rurally based education: confronting social forces underlying ill health.},
  author={Kaufman Aj},
  journal={Academic medicine : journal of the Association of American Medical Colleges},
  year={1990},
  volume={65 12 Suppl},
  pages={
          S18-21
        }
}
Skills needed by physicians to address and prevent our communities' leading causes of premature death--injuries, cancer, cardiovascular disease, homicide, and suicide--are not in the typical roster of medical school learning experiences. And traditional, urban, hospital-based venues of medical education scarcely model for students appealing careers in the community. These twin problems are especially severe in rural America. Yet rural training sites are ideal locations for students to confront… CONTINUE READING

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