RUSH (Rural Undergraduate Shadowing in Healthcare) Program Application Opens September 15, 2023

RUSH Application now open!

The 2023 RUSH application is now open!
Please submit full applications by October 15, 2023. 

Are you an undergraduate student interested in a career in a healthcare profession serving in a rural community? Thinking about medical, dental or nursing school? The WVU Institute for Community and Rural Health RUSH program is a great introduction to practicing in rural communities. 

Selections will be made by November 15, 2023.

Shadow a rural practitioner for a total of 20 hours during specific dates agreed upon by the participating practitioner and the student. Students will receive a participation award of $300 after shadow completion. If you have questions, please email