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Tennessee Practice Site Recruitment and Retention Incentive

Tennessee Center for Health Workforce Development
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis


The Tennessee Center for Health Workforce Development offers assistance to practices in rural and underserved communities in Tennessee with recruitment and retention needs. Funding will assist with the recruitment of primary care physicians, psychiatrists, psychiatric nurse practitioners, and/or or dentists for rural and underserved communities in Tennessee.

Funding may be used for:

  • Sign-on bonus
  • Relocation expenses
  • Equipment
  • Insurance
  • Locum tenens
  • Tuition or loan repayment

Program flyer


Eligible applicants are practice sites in rural and/or underserved areas of Tennessee.

  • Physicians: Underserved Tennessee Facilities
  • Dentists: FQHCs; charitable, faith-based, and other qualifying clinic
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Up to $50,000 per site

Application process

A link to the online application is available on the program website.

Tagged as
Behavioral health workforce · Clinics · Dental workforce · Federally Qualified Health Centers · Health occupations · Healthcare facilities · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Physician assistants · Physicians · Primary care · Recruitment and retention of health professionals · Rural Health Clinics · Tennessee

Organizations (1)

  • Tennessee Center for Health Workforce Development, view details

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.