National Center for Rural Health Professions offers summer programs

Are you currently a health professions student looking to immerse yourself in the healthcare field? Check out some of these fun and exciting summer programs offered through the National Center for Rural Health Professions (NCRHP) at the University of Illinois College of Medicine-Rockford.

  • Rural Health Careers Camp - NCRHP is looking for camp counselors to assist with activities and supervise campers in a four-day overnight camp for high school students.
  • Rural Health Experience - This three- to five-day rural immersion experience allows college students to shadow different units in a rural hospital and outlying clinics to understand multiple levels of healthcare in a rural setting.
  • Rural Interprofessional Preceptorship - An interprofessional group of health professions students will spend six weeks in a rural community shadowing healthcare professionals of different backgrounds, participating in weekly classroom sessions, and working as a team on a Community Service Learning Project.

To learn more about these programs and how to apply, visit For more information, email Vicky Rhine at

Summer Programs Flyer- NCRHP