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Academic Units for Primary Care Training and Enhancement

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.884
Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Jan 22, 2016

Irene Sandvold, Project Officer


Academic Units for Primary Care Training and Enhancement will award funding to research, develop, and disseminate clinical teaching methods designed to train the primary care workforce.

Each Academic Unit (AU) will be required to:

  • Conduct systems-level research on primary care training
  • Disseminate current research, evidence-based or best practices, and evaluation tools
  • Develop a community of practice

One AU will be funded in each of the following priority areas:

  • Training for rural practice
  • Addressing the social determinants of health
  • Training for the needs of vulnerable populations
  • Integrated behavioral health and primary care
  • Integrated oral health and primary care
  • Health workforce diversity

Accredited schools of medicine or osteopathic medicine.

Geographic coverage
Nationwide and U.S. Territories
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $750,000 per year
Number of awards: Up to 6
Project period: 5 years
Total funding available: $4,500,000

Application process

Links to the full announcement and online application process are available through

Tagged as
Health workforce · Health workforce education and training · Interprofessional training of the health workforce · Primary care

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