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Host Home 2017-12-18T18:33:49+00:00

 The primary goal of SWCAHEC is to improve access to quality health care services in our eight county region. One way we accomplish this goal is to increase the number of healthcare providers through our partnership with health professional degree programs on the Front Range to arrange housing and service learning opportunities for health professional students in rural clinical rotations. As a host home, you can help us accomplish this vitally important goal of bringing primary care providers to our region to live work and play.

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Download the Host Home Agreement.

As a host home you:

  • Act as an ambassador for your community.
  • Support a health professional student during their clinical rotation, enhancing their local experience.
  • Encourage future health professionals to choose a rural location after graduation.
  • Help students network in the community.
  • Receive reimbursement for each night the student stays with you.

Each housing rotation is considered an individual contract and hosts may accept or decline student stays. Student rotations are scheduled between two weeks and up to 16 weeks, with 4 weeks being most typical. All students undergo background checks by the university prior to the start of their rotations.

Fill out the host home application

Benefits for becoming a host home:

• Supporting a health professional student during their rotation.
• Helping to encouragement doctors and other future medical professionals to choose a rural location after graduation.
• Networking in the community.
• Reimbursement for each night the student stays with you.