Greensboro AHEC will be seeking candidates for the R.E.A.C.H Program,
a summer rural health program in Asheboro, North Carolina. Candidates must currently
attend a North Carolina school and have successfully completed their first year by
May 2017. Click here for an
application for the Summer 2017 program.
The R.E.A.C.H Summer Program is an
externship for first & second year Medical, Physician Assistant and Nurse Practitioner students.
It exposes students to rural community medicine through several different learning
experiences. The program requires a two week and one day commitment from each student.
Students will receive a $1000 stipend, free housing and some meals will be provided.
Students are required to provide their own transportation.
Through the R.E.A.C.H Summer Program students will:
Shadow and network with rural health professionals
Experience the richness of community and family
Gain knowledge from interdisciplinary training
Develop an appreciation of the history and culture found in a rural community
Shown right: Omar Acosta, UNCSOM first year medical student, receives certificate of
completion for participating in the 2016 R.E.A.C.H. program with Tonya Baldwin, MA, ORPCE
Watch Omar Acosta tell his story about his experience in the first summer program!