Rural Training Track Technical Assistance Program

Supporting rural training track residency programs as a national strategy in training physicians for rural practice.

Why RTTs Matter

Rural areas have ongoing, critical shortages of primary care physicians. Rural training track (RTT) residency programs are a proven model for addressing rural physician workforce shortages, with over 70% of graduates practicing in rural areas. Learn more about Rural Training Track Residency Programs.

About this Program

As part of the President’s Improving Rural Health Care Initiative, the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy has joined with the National Rural Health Association and other key partners in this demonstration program aimed at:

  • Improving fill rates of RTT programs
  • Increasing the sustainability of existing RTT programs
  • Helping new RTT programs get started.

Learn more about The RTT Technical Assistance Program

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