Microresearch is a community-based research approach that supports, with small “seed grant” funding, locally generated and implemented projects leading to local solutions to problems in underserved communities, resulting in big impact.

What is Microresearch

Microresearch improves rural health professions education by engaging learners in scholarly activity. The program, founded and managed by Rural PREP for four years before transferring under RTTC, was inspired by the Africa MicroResearch organization,
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Annual Meeting April 2021 – Online

Rethinking the Pipeline to Rural Practice A national meeting online, hosted by our participating rural program in Tyler and Pittsburg, Texas April 7-9, 2021 2021-RTTC-Annual-Meeting-Agenda-Final.pdf (815 KB pdf) Plenary and Special Topic Videos and Powerpoint Presentations Wednesday, April 7, 2021 Day 1:  Many Paths to Rural Practice Plenary #1: “An Unexpected Journey” Beverly Waddleton DO, Family Physician, UT Health East Texas Physicians, Quitman,
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Annual Scholarly Intensive Resources (2022)

2022 Annual Scholarly Intensive Resources

See materials below from the The RTT Collaborative 2022 Annual Scholarly Intensive for Rural Programs – Online January 20 – 21, 2022. 2022-RTTC-Annual-Scholarly-Intensive-Archived-Agenda-and-Videos.pdf (238.21 KB pdf)


Meeting Agenda + Materials Day One: Thursday, January 20, 2022

The Unique Challenges and Opportunities for Research in Rural Medical Education.pdf (777.57 KB pdf)

Jeff Hostetter,
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Newsletter Archives

Click the links to download our past newsletters! 2023
  • January 2023 Newsletter
    (New Format, Annual Meeting Registration, Photo Contest, Scholarly Intensive Registration + Schedule, Board Positions Available, Annual Report Now Available)
  • March 2023 Newsletter 
    (Annual Meeting Registration + Schedule, Photo Contest Deadline, Participating Program Highlight)
  • May 2023 Newsletter                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                (Annual Meeting, Participating Program Benefits, Make a Submission to the “Rural Health Professions Education”
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