Montana Area Health Education Center and Office of Rural Health

Working to connect students to healthcare careers, professionals to communities, and communities to better health.

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The Montana AHEC mission is to improve the supply and distribution of healthcare professionals, with an emphasis on primary care, through community/academic educational partnerships, in order to increase the access to quality healthcare.


Montana Office of Rural Health and Area Health Education Center
Montana State University
302 Culbertson Hall
P.O. Box 170520
Bozeman, MT 59717-0520

Kristin Juliar

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Big Sky WWAMI Faculty Conference -- Big Sky Resort

SAVE THE DATE -- March 20 through 22, 2015

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Who should attend this conference?

- Montana WWAMI first-year preceptors

- R/UOP preceptors

- 3rd and 4th Year Required and Elective Clerkship preceptors

- Montana WRITE and TRUST preceptors



Families and Guests are Welcome!

The Montana WWAMI Faculty Development Conference will be held March 20th through 22nd at Big Sky Resort. The goal of the conference is to gather Montana physicians affiliated with the Montana WWAMI program and offer faculty development topics pertinent to their role of teaching physicians.


REGISTRATION is LIMITED: Registration deadline is March 19, 2015!

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Lodging Information

Please make your own lodging reservations.

Big Sky Resort Lodging: (800) 548-4486

Don't miss out on special room rates. Reserve as soon as possible!***

***Room Block will end on 2/20/2015***


Conference Agenda


Limited Travel Stipends/Reimbursements for the Big Sky Faculty Development will be available as follows:

Montana TRUST Preceptors- Will be reimbursed up to $400  (Must attend Friday afternoon TRUST meeting, lodging receipts must be sent to Lisa Benzel, Montana TRUST Director to receive reimbursement for the lodging).

Contact Lisa Benzel at for more information.

Montana WWAMI Faculty- The first 35 registrants will be reimbursed up to $250 (receipts must be sent to the AHEC office to receive reimbursement for the lodging) , the next 15 registrants will receive a $100 travel stipend.

Contact Rachel Pearson at for more information.

Non MT TRUST preceptors- Seattle TRUST office will offer reimbursement upon approval.

Contact Tyler Cooper at for more information.

Once you have registered, you will receive notification of a stipend award and the details on how to be reimbursed in an email.


For more information about the conference, please contact:

Judi Sullivan or Bernadette DuPerron
WWAMI Clinical Education

For questions about or problems with registration, please contact:

Rachel Pearson or Jordan Brown
Montana Area Health Education Center and Office of Rural Health
406.994.6495 / 406.995.6592
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