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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
Nov 3, 2023



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
  • General surgery
  • Geriatrics

Applicants that propose to use grant funds to address health equity will receive special consideration, and priority will be given to programs that include rural training.


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

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $400,000
Project period: 3 years
Estimated number of awards: 6
Total funding available: $1,900,000

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

Application process

Links to the application instructions, required forms, and the online grants portal are available on the program website.

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

Organizations (1)

  • Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care, view details

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