Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) Program
The Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) Program provides funding to support the training of residents in new or expanded primary care residency training programs in community-based ambulatory patient care centers. The purpose of the THCGME program is to strengthen the primary care workforce by supporting medical and dental training programs in primary care, community-based settings with an emphasis on improving the distribution of this health workforce in rural and underserved communities.
Awards will be made for:
- An expanded number of resident positions at existing HRSA THCGME Programs
- New resident positions at new Teaching Health Centers (THCs) that have never received payment under the HRSA THCGME Program for the applicable residency program
Priority will be given to applicants with a principal training site located in a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA), a medically underserved community (MUC), or a rural community, as defined in section 1886(d)(2)(D) of the Social Security Act.
Eligible applicants are community-based ambulatory patient care centers that sponsor the training of an accredited primary care residency program in the following specialties/disciplines:
- Family Medicine
- Internal Medicine
- Internal Medicine-Pediatrics
- Obstetrics and Gynecology
- General Dentistry
- Pediatric Dentistry
Total funding available: $45,920,000
Number of awards: 85
Project period: 4 years
Award amounts are formula based, calculated from the number of awarded resident full-time equivalents.
35 will be expansion awards, and up to 50 new awards will be funded.
For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.