June 23, 2006 by Staff
Students who train in rural health settings before they graduate are more
likely to work in rural communities, say Medical College of Georgia
Seventy-six percent of MCG allied health students who performed clinical
rotations at rural Georgia sites from 2001-03 said they would accept a job
there if offered, according to findings published in the June 23 issue of
the Journal of Rural Health. Rotations were funded by a Quentin E.
Burdick grant from the U.S. Human Resources Services Administration, part of
federal Title VII funding for educational programs.