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Minnesota Primary Care Residency Grant Program

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Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Oct 31, 2018

Jodi Millner


The Primary Care Residency Expansion Grant Program provides grants to expand the training of primary care physicians in Minnesota. Eligible projects must establish a new primary care residency program, or for existing residency programs, create and maintain at least one new primary care residency position.

Eligible residency programs will train medical residents in the specialties of:

  • Family medicine
  • General internal medicine
  • General pediatrics
  • Psychiatry
  • Geriatrics
  • General surgery
  • Geriatric fellowship

Applicants that propose to use grant funds to address health equity will receive special consideration.


Eligible applicants are programs, sponsors, and potential sponsors of primary care residency positions located in Minnesota.

Specific eligibility information may be found in the application instructions.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $300,000 over 3 years

  • Year 1 - $150,000
  • Year 2 - -$100,000
  • Year 3 - $50,000

Estimated number of awards: 5-8
Total funding available: $1,500,000

Eligible primary care residency programs may receive up to $75,000 to plan program expansion.

Application process

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

Applications may be submitted by:

Minnesota Department of Health
P.O. Box 64882
St. Paul, MN 55164-0882

Golden Rule Building
85 E. 7th Place, Ste. 220
St. Paul, MN 55101

Jodi Millner

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Graduate medical education · Health disparities · Health workforce education and training · Physicians · Primary care · Surgery · Minnesota

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