“Build it Well and They Will Come: Rural Curriculum Development and Accreditation”
February 24-26 – Denver, Colorado

Powerpoint Presentations

Session I: RTT Technical Assistance Program, Thursday AM

Research Update – RTT Resilience & Closure

Sustainable RTT Program Design: Understanding the requirements

  • Lou Sanner MD, Associate Professor of Family Medicine, University of Wisconsin College of Medicine and Public Health and RPS Consultant
  • Presentation Slides (pdf)

Session II: Curriculum and Program Design, Thursday PM

Veterans Health Affairs Residency Expansion

  • Kathleen Klink MD, Director, Medical & Dental Education, and Ed Bope MD, GME Affiliation Officer, Office of Academic Affiliations, Veterans Health Administration
  • Presentation Slides (pdf)

NIPDD Rural Fellow Presentations

Curriculum Design for Rural Programs

Development of Rural Operative Skills within a Family Medicine Residency

Am I a Rural Program or an RTT? And why is this important anyway?

Meeting the Curriculum Requirements for ACGME Accreditation

Coordinators Rock! How Collaborative Professional Development is Fostering the Crucial Role of Education

Session III: The Colorado Story, Friday AM

The Colorado Story and State Support

Funding New RTTs: Partnering with State Legislators to Leverage GME Medicaid Funds

The Wray RTT Experience: Stories from the Frontier

  • David Smith, MD, moderator
  • Katherine Biccum, DO, Wray Resident
  • Susan Kasza, DO, Wray Resident
  • Tom Kriley, MD, Wray Resident
  • David Reed, MD, Site Director
  • Presentation Slides (pdf)

Recruiting Residents to New RTTs: The Colorado Experience and Beyond

  • Kim Marvel, PhD, moderator
  • Mark Deutchman, MD
  • Dave Smith, MD
  • Duane Brandau, DO, PhD
  • Emillia Lloyd, MD
  • Presentation Slides (pdf)

Conference Summary and Future Directions