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Minnesota Immigrant International Medical Graduates (IIMG) Primary Care Residency Grant Program

Sponsor
Minnesota Department of Health - Office of Rural Health and Primary Care
Deadlines
Nov 27, 2020
Contact

Yende Anderson
651.201.5988
yende.anderson@state.mn.us

Purpose

The Minnesota Immigrant International Medical Graduates (IIMG) Primary Care Residency Grant Program supports primary care residency positions for Minnesota IIMGs who are certified by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG) and who agree to practice post residency for at least 3 years in rural or underserved areas of the state.

Grant funds may be used for:

  • Planning related to establishing an accredited primary care residency program
  • Obtaining accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education or another national body that accredits residency programs
  • Recruitment, training, and retention of new primary care residents
  • Travel and lodging for new primary care residents
  • Salary and fringe of new primary care residents, as well as faculty and preceptors related to training new primary care residents
  • Training site improvements, fees, equipment, and supplies required for new primary care residents
  • Support for clinical education in which primary care residents are part of a primary care team model
Eligibility

Eligible applicants are programs and sponsors that:

  • Are located in Minnesota
  • Train or propose to train medical residents in the following primary care specialties:
    • Family medicine
    • General internal medicine
    • General pediatrics
    • Internal medicine/pediatrics
    • Psychiatry
    • Obstetrics and gynecology
  • Train or propose to train medical residents primarily within Minnesota
  • Demonstrate current accreditation and compliance with the institutional and program requirements for graduate medical education in the specialties listed above from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME), or submit a credible plan to obtain accreditation
Geographic coverage
Minnesota
Amount of funding

Eligible primary care residency programs may receive up to $75,000 for planning projects and up to $300,000 per new primary care residency slot, over 3 years.

Estimated number of awards: 5-8
Estimated total program funding: $1,500,000

Application process

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

Applications may be submitted by:

Email:
(Preferred method)
yende.anderson@state.mn.us

Mail:
Minnesota Department of Health/ORHPC
ATTN: Yende Anderson P.O. Box 64882
St. Paul, Minnesota 55164-0882

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Behavioral health · Graduate medical education · Primary care · Minnesota



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