Training Rural Doctors for Rural People


Monato $2,500 Rural Health Essay Prize

The Essay Prize, established in 1993, is open to anyone who has been a student at the University of Wisconsin (UW) within the preceding year (all campuses, programs, undergraduate, graduate, resident, fellows, part‐time, and non‐degree included). The competition was established to honor the memory of Hermes Monato, Jr., a December 1990 graduate, as well as […]

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2017-18 WRPRAP Grant Application Deadlines

Wisconsin government, hospital leadership, the Rural Wisconsin Health Cooperative, and the Wisconsin Hospital Association recognized the need for startup funds to increase rural GME opportunities. Their efforts have resulted in two grant programs which provide monies to develop new rural programs and expand existing programs. 2017-18 Grant Proposal Deadlines:  October 2, 2017 & April 2, […]

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Rural Reporter: Rural Wisconsin Health 2017

The Wisconsin Office of Rural Health provides a snapshot of health in rural Wisconsin through a compilation of health-related data.

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Apply Now for DHS GME Residency Grants

From Linda McCart, Policy Chief, WI Dept. of Health Services: On behalf of the Wisconsin Department of Health Services, I am pleased to announce the release of the Request for Applications for DHS GME Residency Grants.  Residency grants support the addition of new positions to existing accredited GME programs in family medicine, general internal medicine, […]

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WCRGME’s Faculty Development conference presentation featured in this month’s edition of the RTT Collaborative’s newsletter!

To access the June 2017 RTT Collaborative Newsletter, click here.

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Join us for a Coordinator Round Robin!

The June 19th and August 21st meetings for the Wisconsin RTT Leaders meeting have been canceled. However, mark your calendars for MONDAY, AUGUST 14TH from 10:30 am – 12:30 pm for lunch and a round robin with primary care residency coordinators and rural rotation site coordinators. This meeting will be held at RWHC in Sauk City. […]

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University of Minnesota tries new program to develop the physician pipeline…

Extending the pipeline A U mentoring program helps put a greater diversity of high school students on the path to medical school.  Click HERE to access the University of Minnesota Medical Bulletin article.

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Registration is now open for the 2017 Faculty Development Conference

The Faculty Development Conference will be held on October 6th (with a special pre-meeting scholarly fair the evening of October 5th) at the Monroe Clinic, 515 22nd Avenue, Monroe, Wisconsin. For the program agenda and registration information, click HERE.

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2017 MEAC Workshop Early Bird Registration has been Extended!

The 2017 MEAC Workshop, “Developing Your Professional Toolkit” will be held on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at the Mayo Clinic Health System-Franciscan Healthcare in LaCrosse, Wisconsin.  For the program agenda and registration information, click HERE.  The early bird registration deadline has been extended to June 9th. HOTEL ACCOMMODATIONS:  Evening of Wednesday, August 9th Radisson Hotel La Crosse  […]

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Meet Our 2017 Rural Residents!

Another match season has come and gone and we are anxious to share information about our new rural residents!  Click HERE to see the match results, medical schools and bios of our state’s rural tracks 2017-18 class. Congratulations to all of our rural programs!  

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