Stacey Day Halford serves as the Director of Recruitment and is responsible for attracting and retaining physicians and mid-level providers to rural and medically under served communities in South Carolina. Since 2006, Stacey has worked with South Carolina’s primary care residency and mid-level programs in helping link rural employers with providers who wish to serve communities in need. She also maintains the Practice Sites database, an interactive system which enables candidates and employers to connect.
In addition, Stacey Day serves as the SEARCH (Student/Resident Experiences and Rotations in Community Health) South Carolina Student Coordinator. The SEARCH South Carolina Program is funded through the National Health Service Corps and is administered by the South Carolina Primary Health Care Association. The SEARCH program offers health professional students the opportunity to train in medically under served populations in rural and urban areas of the state.
Prior to joining the SC Office of Rural Health, Stacey served as a Social Worker/Case Manager with the SC Department of Mental Health as well as a Staff Development Trainer.
Stacey Day received a Bachelor of Arts in English from Columbia College and a Masters in Social Work from the University of South Carolina.