Community Health Educational Experiences for Residents and Students
Learning in a community-based practice in an underserved area offers medical, nurse practitioner, PA students and residents a chance to serve a needy community. CHEERS students gain a unique primary care training experience working with patients in underserved urban and rural areas in Tennessee.
CHEERS helps students and residents:
Improve ambulatory care clinical skills
Work with patients from a diversity of cultures
Serve as a valued member of an experienced health care team
Benefit from the mentorship of a dedicated preceptor
Experience clinical practice and a community service project that gives participants a real taste of community life