Rural Week 2009 will take place in less than two weeks.
Since its 2003 inception, Rural Week organizers and a variety of rural/northern Manitoba communities have offered over 600 first year University of Manitoba – Faculty of Medicine students a mix of inspiration, opportunity and vision to ultimately create a positive & lasting impression of rural/northern family medicine.
Rural Week 2009 takes place May 18 -22. 111 students will be placed in 42 communities in rural and northern Mantitoba and Nunavut.
Participating communities include: Altona, Arborg, Ashern, Barens River, Beausejour, Brandon, Carman, Dauphin, Eriksdale, Flin Flon, Garden Hill/Island Lake, Gillam, Gimli, Gladstone, Hamiota, Lynn Lake, Minnedosa, Morden, Morris, Neepawa, Niverville, Notre Dame de Lourdes, Pinawa, Pine Falls, Portage la Prairie, Red Sucker Lake/Wasagamuch, Rankin Inlet, Rivers, Russell, Sanikiluaq, Selkirk, Ste. Anne, St. Pierre, Ste. Rose, Steinbach, Stonewall, Swan Lake, Swan River, The Pas, Thompson, Vita and Winkler.