Rural Rotations – Expand 3rd and 4th year medical student clerkship and elective opportunities in community-based rural practices.

Rural Preceptor Recruitment and Support – Recruit rural preceptors, prepare and sustain their teaching role, and offer adjunct faculty benefits.

Program (TRuMEd) –  Promotes a primary care rural workforce through scholarships designed to support Louisiana residents intending to pursue a career in primary care medicine and to establish a clinical practice in a rural or small-town community in Louisiana. TRuMEd scholars may receive a full tuition waiver for up to four years of medical school at Tulane.

Student Financial Support – Develop, fund, and leverage resources to provide and/or guide medical students who are committed to future rural primary care practice towards scholarships and other forms of financial support.

Community Projects – Explore and develop opportunities for medical and public health students to work with partnering rural communities in developing assessments and/or programs that meet the health needs of the community.

Partner Communities
  • Bunkie
  • Franklin
  • Innis/New Roads
  • Morgan City
  • Opelousas
  • Pierre Part
  • Winnsboro