Key for More Rural Physicians: Rural Medical Tracks and Students with Rural Background
challenges to safeguard medicalcare in rural areas. In addition to supply control, financial incentives and other control mechanisms, rural-health interventions in undergraduate medical education are exp
Perceptions and Expectations of Future Rural Doctors Regarding their Medical Studies and Subsequent Professional Activity
BackgroundThe rural doctor quota (“Landarztquote”) for medical studies was introduced in Rhineland-Palatinate in winter 2020/2021. The quota intends to ensure and improve FP care in rural regions in the
Basic Medical Education and Vocational Training for Regional Health Care – Family Medicine at the University of Regensburg
Background: Basic medical education and vocational training as family practitioners (FP) for primary health care, is highly relevant for all health care systems, especially for services in rural areas. Although [...] Although in German me...
Practical Year Elective as the Key Factor for a Career as a Family Practitioner?
nationwide coverage of primary care services in Germany can only be ensured if more Medical school graduates decide to specialize in Family Medicine and to work in rural areas. The aim of this study was [...] was to investigate the caree
Innovative Models for Securing Health Care in Rural Areas
g health care in rural areas is becoming increasingly difficult. In the meantime, a variety of models and measures has been developed to ensure the long-term provision of health care in rural areas beyond