District 17

Legislative District #17

91 health professionals residing in District 17 graduated from UNMC.
(Includes graduates from the Colleges of Allied Health Professions, Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, and Graduate Studies.)

4 health professionals in District 17 are UNMC preceptors who volunteer to train UNMC students in the clinical setting.

20 current UNMC students graduated from high school in District 17.

3 UNMC employee lives in District 17.

UNMC’s Rural Training Track (RTT) is a program developed by the Department of Family Medicine that prepares residents to practice in rural areas. Established in 1991, the program is now the largest in the nation. 

Through the TeamSTEPPS program, professionals from the College of Allied Health Professions implement and evaluate the effect of teamwork training on the safety culture of 63 Nebraska hospitals, including hospitals in your district.

CAPTURE Falls is a project sponsored by the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality to assist 35 rural hospitals in creating an action plan to reduce the risk of patient falls.