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Wednesday, July 9 • 9:45am - 10:45am
Single Session #HP395, Summer in the Country: Changes in Medical Students' Perceptions Following an Innovative Rural Community Experience LIMITED

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Limited Capacity seats available

Session Sponsored by: University of Toledo AHEC Program 

The MU School of Medicine AHEC Summer Community Program provides medical students clinical training in a rural community between their first two years of medical school. After the experience, participants’ perceptions towards rural practice changed favorably, and 46% of participants chose a rural location for their first practice. Program structure, evaluation, and outcomes will be discussed. 


Jana Porter, MS

University of Missouri School of Medicine Rural Track Pipeline Program and MU-AHEC Program Office

Kathleen Quinn, PhD

Associate Dean for Rural Health, University of Missouri School of Medicine
Kathleen Quinn, Ph.D. is the Associate Dean for Rural Health which operates the MU Rural Track Pipeline Program. For the past 16 years, her career has focused on meeting the needs of rural and underserved Missourians by effectively directing a comprehensive rural medical pipeline program.  The pipeline program includes a high school careers program, a pre-admissions program, and rural clinical training experiences throughout medical school.  

Wednesday July 9, 2014 9:45am - 10:45am
Grand Ballroom B

Attendees (21)