Family Medicine Rural Clerkship
Community Based Projects
Guide to Community Preventive Services - being developed by a non-Federal Task Force on Community Preventive Services (Task Force), appointed by the Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), to provide leadership in the evaluation of community, population, and health care system strategies to address a variety of public health and health promotion topics such as physical activity. The Task Force is supported by staff from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and by a variety of public and private partners. Although convened by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, the Task Force is an independent, decision-making body.
Community Tool Box - University of Kansas. Theoretical and practical issues on developing a health prevention/health promotion project. Also has great resources on what works and what doesn't in terms of community based projects as well toolkits etc. for projects.
http://www.amsa.org/cph/cphres.cfm#guides - need new link
American Medical Student Association (AMSA) Community and Public Health Resources.
Community-Campus Partnerships for Health (CCPH) - University of Washington - is a nonprofit organization that promotes health through partnerships between communities and higher educational institutions.
Midwestern University Community Health Resource Center, Chicago - Student Research Projects. Examples of the diverse and creative projects that students have completed.
Kaiser Family Foundation - Health policy, media resources, public health education