A unique opportunity exists in the rural medicine program at the Indiana University School of Medicine– Terre Haute (IUSM-TH). The rural medicine program meets the rising need for rural physicians here in our home state of Indiana and beyond and offers a distinct experience for the medical student. Accepted students will enjoy hands-on experience in the state-of-the-art Rural Health Innovation Collaborative (RHIC) Simulation Center located at Union Hospital and a great educational experience through our network of clinical clerkships around the state.
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The Rural Medical Education Program was established in the 2008-2009 academic year and integrates basic and clinical sciences with a focus on rural medicine. It centers on the following five action items:
- Recruit Hoosiers from underserved areas and populations
- Teach science from the perspective of clinical medicine during the basic science years
- Teach medicine from the perspective of rural health during the clinical years
- Develop 21st century tools for the rural physician
- Promote research in community health
For admissions information, please contact:
Mr. Jonathon O'Neal, Assistant Director of Admissions, Indiana University School of Medicine: firstname.lastname@example.org
For a campus visit, please contact:
Indiana University School of Medicine - Terre Haute: 812-237-2777
Rural Health News
Students See Future In Rural Medicine - Tribune Star
Lugar Center leads effort to nurture rural physicians - Indiana Economic Digest
IUSM’s rural health program is preparing medical students to help - Indiana State Medical Association