Criteria For Selection

Criteria for Selection

  • Are you in your first year of medical school at UNC-Chapel Hill?RUMS 2015 Action
  • Do you possess a sincere commitment to return to North Carolina and practice in a rural area? 
  • Are you interested in a career in Primary Care (Family Medicine, OB/GYN, Pediatrics, Internal Medicine, Psychiatry, and General Surgery)?

Additional Factors for Consideration

  • Preference is given to students who are from a rural community. 
  • Applicants should be prepared to spend six weeks in Western North Carolina during the summer months between first and second year of medical school beginning mid-June and concluding in August.