University of Utah Rural Outreach Program-Rural Roots

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University of Utah medical students visit remote high schools around the state to promote health care as a career. The Utah Rural Outreach Program (UROP) recruits medical students to crisscross the state during the winter and spring breaks. Their mission is to address a long-standing dearth of doctors in rural counties by encouraging local high schoolers to consider the rewards of health care careers. 

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