Faculty analysis of distributed medical education in Northern Canadian Aboriginal communities

Geoffrey Hudson and Marion Maar, 2014.  “In 2005 the Northern Ontario School of Medicine in Canada implemented the world’s first and (still) only mandatory Aboriginal community placement for all its medical students… Cultural immersion in [rural and remote] Aboriginal communities … Continue reading

Training Community Health Workers: Using Technology and Distance Education

Frontier Education Center, 2006. This paper provides a brief overview of some programs and issues related to the use of technology and distance education to train community health workers in frontier areas. Issues include the use of consistent definitions, the … Continue reading

Preparing Helping Professionals to Meet Community Needs: Generalizing from the Rural Experience

Shirley J. Jones and Joan Levy Zlotnik, eds., 1998. This collection of articles addresses changes in the role of health care and educational professionals in rural areas. Rural communities are the focus of case studies on social work and health … Continue reading