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Podcast Season 1, Teaser Episode: Introducing the Growing Rural Podcast

Introducing the Growing Rural Podcast where we discuss all things rural.  Hosts, Kevin Bennett and Alanti McGill give you a quick preview of the focus of this podcast to discuss, examine, and explore the rural health landscape in South Carolina.


Episode 1

Podcast Season 1, Episode 1: What is Rural, Anyway?

Today Kevin and Alanti travel down the ultimate rabbit hole with attempting to answer the age-old question: What is Rural, Anyway? There’s a pop-quiz…

Show Notes:

2010 Census Tract Reference Maps

Walmart Closure in Winnsboro, SC

Fairfield County Hospital Closure

Rural Definition Resources:

Metropolitan and Micropolitan

Rural-Urban Commuting Area Codes (RUCA)

How Does the Census Bureau Define Rural?

Health Resources and Service Administration List of Rural Counties

USDA National Agricultural Library

Rural Health Information Hub

Episode 2

Podcast Season 1, Episode 2:

Today we are discussing primary care in rural South Carolina with Chuck Carter, MD, Director of the SC Center for Rural and Primary Healthcare.

Show notes:

SC Center for Rural and Primary Healthcare

Rural Residency Programs

Heirs of General Practice by John McPhee

Rural Incentive Programs:


SC Rural Practice Loan Forgiveness Program

National Health Service Corps

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