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The Current State of Rural Health: Information & Resources

Major health, economic, and social disparities exist between urban and rural populations on the local, state, and national level. At the same time, health care provider shortages in rural areas are reaching crisis levels, affecting millions of Americans. Read more about this situation and what is being done to address it, as well as learn about the unique experiences and advantages of working in rural healthcare below.

Recent literature, references & news publications:

Placement Resources:

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