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

Frontier communities use incentives to attract small law practices

As the frontier legal workforce dwindles, some states and communities are creating incentive programs to attract small law practices. South Dakota is offering lawyers an annual subsidy to work in rural areas, and other states are following suit with programs … Continue reading

The Frontier Extended Stay Clinic – A Promising Model for Frontier Communities

The National Center for Frontier Communities in consultation with the Frontier and Rural Expert Panel, 2012. This literature review concludes that evaliations of the FESC demonstration to date have shown that access to FESCs has improved patient services through increased … Continue reading

Community Health Worker Model for Care Coordination – A Promising Practice for Frontier Communities

The National Center for Frontier Communities in consultation with the Frontier and Rural Expert Panel, 2012. This comprehensive literature review describes the Community Health Worker (CHW) model, current care coordiantaion policies and applications, and the role CHWs can play in … Continue reading