Volume 4 Issue 1 (2011)
International Journal of Child Health and Human Development


Editor-in-Chief: Joav Merrick (Director, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Israel)
ISSN: 1939-5965
Frequency: Quarterly
Print Format: 8.5″ x 11″, Softcover, Double column

ISBN: N/A Categories: ,

Table of Contents

Special Issue: Rural medical education: Practical approaches

Edited by Erica Bell, Craig Zimitat and Joav Merrick


Rural medical education
Erica Bell, Craig Zimitat and Joav Merrick


Key challenges in rural medical education
James Rourke

Practical strategies for recruitment of rural and remote origin students
Ntodeni Norah Ndwamato

Redesigning undergraduate medical education to create a rural workforce
Maggie Blackburn

Recruitment, retention and policy
W. Michael Woods and Craig S. Corson

The development, administration and success of optional and required rural medical education experiences
Michael L Kennedy, Giulia Bonaminio and Tony Paolo

Integrating rural and remote health into the undergraduate medical curriculum: A rural education program for medical students at the faculty of health sciences, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
Hoffie Conradie and Bob Mash

A curriculum framework for rural medical education
Craig Zimitat

Key factors ensuring quality of rural placements
Tarun Sen Gupta, Maggie Grant, Clare Jukka and Torres Woolley

Integrating learning through rural medicine: A case study
Ian Couper and Nontsikelelo Sondzaba

Curricular design: A place-based strategy for rural medical education
Randall Longenecker

Rural medical education in the WWAMI region: Instituting a rural longitudinal medical school curriculum in association with a rural longitudinal itegrated community clerkship experience
Jay S. Erickson

Tailoring a community-based learning programme for undergraduates to the specific needs of the region
Hans-Joachim Hannich

A 21st century curriculum for a 40-year-old rural medical education program: The rural physician associate program (RPAP) at the University of Minnesota
Gwen Wagstrom Halaas and Kathleen Dwyer Brooks

The rural communities placement program
Alison Miles

Practical tools for rural education: Integrating technology into the teaching-learning process
Kathy Reavy, Mary Hereford and Kelley Connor

Creating ‘the rural pathway’: Australia’s University departments of rural health and rural clinical schools
Erica Bell

Adding value to rural and remote health education through community engagement
Stephanie De La Rue, Helen Dries, Catrina Felton-Busch, Russell Hawkins, Lynette Kretschmann, Lakshman Liyanage, Maree Nichols, Dennis Pashen and Heather Volk


A general pediatrics and family practice liaison: An educational consultation model
Jacob Urkin, Joav Merrick and Aya Biderman

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