Yankton Rural Area Health Education Center is a non profit organization working to support the growth of healthcare workforce in underserved areas in South Dakota.
Miles traveled across South Dakota each summer
Community and education partners
Pre and post secondary students trained yearly
SD healthcare placements since 2011
Our Rural Experience Students
Spending time in rural healthcare facilities is reaping rural rewards
In the past 10 years REHPS has had 205 students from 8 healthcare disciplines participate in it’s interprofessional rural placement program. Over 80% of our participants have stayed in South Dakota to practice in their chosen profession.
Click below to check out our student’s blogs and learn more about the impact rural experiences have on their learning.