The RTT Collaborative cannot accomplish its mission without the support of a variety of partners and affiliated organizations listed below.

Financial Sponsors


Ohio University Heritage College of Osteopathic MedicineAthens, OH


  • Anonymous


Affiliated Organizations

These other organizations are affiliated through Board representation, grant partnerships (e.g. Rural PREP), collaborative projects, and other means!

3RNet, through Board representation by Mike Shimmens, Executive Director

Collaborative for Rural Primary care Research, Education and Practice (Rural PREP), a HRSA Bureau of Health Workforce grant funded center for research in rural primary care health professions education, with Dr. Longenecker as associate director and Dawn Mollica as community of practice coordinator

Family Medicine Residency Western Montana, through Board representation by Dr. Ned Vasquez, Program Director

The GME Initiative (Collaboration regarding GME reform)

Robert Graham Center, through Board representation by Dr. Andrew Bazemore, Executive Director

Medical College of Wisconsin – Central Wisconsin Campus, through Board representation by Dr. Lisa Dodson, Campus Dean

National Rural Health Association (Rural Medical Educators)

Rural Health Information hub (Communications)

Spokane Medical Education and Residency Programs, Providence Health, through Board representation by Dr. Robert Maudlin, Designated Institutional Official, Associate Director of Medical Education

University of Colorado School of Medicine, through Board representation by Dr. Mark Deutchman, Professor, School of Medicine Department of Family Medicine & School of Dental Medicine and Director, Rural Track

UW School of Medicine, through Board representation by Dr. Jay Erickson, Assistant Dean for Regional Affairs and Montana WWAMI Clinical Coordinator

WWAMI Rural Health Research Center (Rural PREP, advisory board representation by Dr. Longenecker, Dr. Schmitz)