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Ohio Rural Physician Training Pathways Group

The medical schools at NEOMED, Ohio State University, Ohio University, University of Cincinnati, and Wright State University have joined together to form the Ohio Rural Physician Training Pathways Group (RPTP). The Ohio RPTP is a collaborative effort to provide support and share best practices for educating the next generation of rural Ohio physicians.

Faculty members of the Ohio Rural Physician Training Pathways pose for a group photo


The RTT Collaborative, which is a non-profit cooperative of rural programs in medical school and residency anchored in the Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine and the Office of Rural and Underserved Programs convened the leaders of all of the undergraduate medical education rural programs in Ohio first met at an Ohio Rural Pathway Summit in Dublin in 2019. The group met again in March 2020 and intends to continue meeting twice yearly and work toward developing common metrics for evaluating program outcomes.

Members

Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic Medicine

Rural and Urban Scholars Pathways (RUSP)

Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine

Wright Rural Medical Scholars — (WRMS — Wright Rural Health Initiative and Celina campus 2012)

University of Cincinnati College of Medicine

Pathways in Development

Northeast Ohio Medical University (NEOMED)

Rural Pathway

Ohio State University College of Medicine

Annual Rural Health Scholars Program/Retreat

  • Allison Macerollo, Director Medical Student Education, OSU Department of Family Medicine
  • Randall Longenecker, Adjunct professor, OSU Department of Family Medicine, and Director, Rural Health Scholars