Sarah M. Craig serves as the Director of Health System Innovation for the South Carolina Office of Rural Health. In this role, she provides targeted support to rural hospitals, emergency medical service (EMS) systems, and primary care providers in South Carolina. She is responsible for engaging the state’s 5 critical access hospitals in quality improvement activities/initiatives and for providing general technical assistance to the state’s rural hospitals and EMS agencies. In addition to these duties, Sarah is involved in the South Carolina Office of Rural Health’s Center for Practice Transformation (C4PT) team. The C4PT team is dedicated to providing technical assistance around practice improvement and practice transformation for Rural Health Clinics and other Primary Care Practices in the palmetto state.
Prior to this position, Sarah held a graduate assistantship at the South Carolina Office of Rural Health. Her residency project revolved around the Abbeville Community Paramedic Pilot Program in Abbeville, South Carolina. During her residency, Sarah developed the first draft of the South Carolina Community Paramedic Blueprint.
Sarah received her Master of Healthcare Administration and Bachelor of Exercise Science degrees from the University of South Carolina.