Office of Rural Health

The Wyoming Office of Rural Health seeks to enhance access to healthcare service, support the development of an adequate healthcare workforce, and promote collaboration in expanding comprehensive, community-based healthcare in rural Wyoming.   

 

                       PROGRAMS

  

REACH Program

Increases awareness, interest, and understanding of health careers available in rural Wyoming for rural students grades 5-8

 

 Critical Access Hospitals

Includes information on Critical Access Hospitals and the Flex Grant

 

 Rural Health Clinics

Includes information on Rural Health Clinics and Federally Qualified Health Centers

 

 

 Workforce Development

Includes links to physician recruitment resources, scholarship information, loan repayment programs, and the J-1 Visa Conrad 30 program

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Primary Care Office

Discusses the Office of Rural Health's role as the Primary Care Office

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSA)

Includes maps of HPSAs in Wyoming

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 What is Rural?

Includes definitions of Rural and a link to see if your location is Rural

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Grantwriting Tips

Includes grantwriting tips from HRSA

 

 

 

 

 

 Wyoming Healthcare Professional Loan Repayment Program

Includes information on the Wyoming Healthcare Professional Loan Repayment Program.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Wyoming Physician Recruitment Program 

Includes information on the Wyoming Physician Recruitment Program.

 

 Wyoming Primary Care Support Grant program 

Includes information on the Wyoming Primary Care Support Grant Program for Rural Health Clinics and Community Health Centers.

 

Federal Grants - Includes information on the Flex, PCO, SORH, and SHIP grants

State Grants - Includes information on the Physician Recruitment Grant Program, Wyoming Healthcare Professional Loan Repayment Program, the Magnet Hospital Grant, Community Assessment Grants, the state Small Hospital Improvement Program, and the Wyoming Primary Care Support Grant Program.

Staff Directory

                                                                       Sharla Allen

                                                       Manager, Office of Rural Health

                                                                     (307) 777-7293

 

                                Michelle Hoffman                                   Keri Wagner

                                Flex Coordinator                                    Healthcare Workforce & Primary Care Office Manager

                                (307) 777-8902                                     (307) 777-6512

 


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