BRCHS and Wingate University Rural Healthcare Education Collaborative

Blue Ridge Community Health Services, Inc.
Program Area:
Healthcare Workforce Initiative
County of Applicant:

The purpose of this grant is to provide funding to Blue Ridge Community Health Services, Inc. (BRCHS), in collaboration with the Wingate University Physician Assistant (PA) Program, to increase the number of PAs choosing to practice in a rural community by providing comprehensive primary care training in rural locations. Wingate will develop and implement a rural health curriculum for all PA students in the program. A total of 32 Wingate PA Students will participate in 5-week primary care training rotations at the Brevard Health Center in Transylvania County and/or the Rutherford Health Center in Rutherford County (as well as a potential site in Polk County) during the two-year grant period.

Ms. Tanya BurdetteP.O. Box 51512579 Chimney Rock RoadHendersonville, North Carolina 28793-5151(828) 233-2226
Areas Served:

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