|Appalachian Preceptorship Program|
This program is designed to expose medical student from across the country to rural
primary care practice in a manner sensitive to the culture Students participating
will spend three weeks with a clinical preceptor in a rural Southern Appalachian community
and one week on the ETSU campus in concentrated, interactive educational sessions.
The sessions include Appalachian history and economics, rural health issues, cultural
and medicine issues, alternative health systems, and interviewing from a cultural
and personal perspective.
|The Preceptorship is open to students who have completed their 1st, 2nd, or 3rd year of medical school and are interested in family medicine. This elective fills requirements as an ambulatory or family medicine rotation, a senior elective in family medicine, or as a work-study program for pre-clinical students. Application deadline is March 15. Click here for more information.|
Senior Family Medicine Rural Communities Rotation
Any 4th year Medical Student wishing to experience rural family medicine may spend up to four weeks with a rural physician. This rotation is available to students from all United States Medical Schools.