Descriptive Analysis of Components of Rural Training Track Collaborative Family Medicine Residency Program Websites

Researchers: Jeffery A. Weyand; Molly J. Thompson, MD

Research focus: The COVID pandemic has only increased medical students’ reliance on digital means to learn about and connect with potential residency programs. Not all medical students are aware of the features of rural training track (RTT) family medicine (FM) residency programs before they apply for residency. RTT residency program websites may play a crucial role in raising awareness of these special opportunities. However, there is a paucity of research focusing on RTT program websites. Our aim was to analyze the 62 family medicine program websites within the Rural Training Track Collaborative (RTTC) for the presence of 51 different elements.