Microresearch: Promoting scholarly activity that addresses health disparities in rural health professional education programs

Lynn Engelberg Glenn, Lisa Simon, Veronica S. Smith, Randall L. Longenecker, David Schmitz, Davis G. Patterson

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Abstract

Microresearch is an innovative, mentored research experience, originally developed in Africa and adapted for U.S. health professional trainees preparing for rural primary care practice. This report describes program elements (funding, mentorship, and peer support) that others may replicate to develop research and leadership skills through community engagement to address health disparities.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1-8
Number of pages8
JournalJournal of Health Care for the Poor and Underserved
Volume31
Issue number4
StatePublished - 2020

Keywords

  • Health equity
  • Medical schools
  • Mentoring
  • Primary health care
  • Program development
  • Research
  • Rural health
  • Rural populations

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health

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