The Maternal Health Observership Summer Experience at the Georgia Rural Health Innovation Center is a ­­­­­­­­­­six-week program June 20, 2022 – July 29, 2022. It is designed to expand the learning experience for rising second-year medical students interested in practicing in rural, medically underserved communities. Students will shadow obstetrics/gynecology providers in rural Georgia. Didactic curriculum includes participation in journal club and publication.

*Must be willing to reside in Central Georgia for the duration of the program – 6 weeks*


Please review the application criteria and fill out the form below.

  • Strong interest in rural health and obstetrics/gynecology
  • Leadership initiative
  • Participation in student organizations
  • Good Academic standing
  • Future professional goals
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be able to work collaboratively and independently
  • Skills in literature research and academic writing

Summer 2022 Maternal Health Observership Applications due April 29, 2022.


Program Date: June 20, 2022 – July 29, 2022


Maternal Health

Maternal Health Application
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    In your letter of intent, please address the following. Why is this experience important with respect to healthcare delivery in rural Georgia? How will this experience be beneficial to your professional goals and aspirations? What makes you the best candidate for this experience?