Maternal Health Observership Summer Experience
June 17-July 26, 2024

The Maternal Health Observership Summer Experience at the Georgia Rural Health Innovation Center is a ­­­­­­­­­­six-week* program. 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.

Criteria and Application

  • Must be willing to reside in Middle Georgia for the duration of the program, six weeks.
  • 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

Application due: March 27, 2024

  • Current resume
  • Letter of Intent
  • Letter of Recommendation from a faculty member

Maternal Health Observership Summer Experience Application

  • Max. file size: 50 MB.
  • Max. file size: 50 MB.
  • Max. file size: 50 MB.
    In your letter of intent, please address the following. Why is this experience important with respect to health care 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?