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California Song-Brown Healthcare Workforce Training Program: Family Nurse Practitioner and Primary Care Physician Assistant Training

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California Department of Health Care Access and Information
Nov 9, 2023

The Song-Brown Healthcare Workforce Training Program provides grants to support family nurse practitioner (FNP) and primary care physician assistant (PA) training programs in California.

Priority will be given to programs with demonstrated success in:

  • Graduating individuals who practice in medically underserved areas
  • Enrolling members of underrepresented groups in medicine to the program
  • Locating the program's main training site in a medically underserved area
  • Operating a main training site at which the majority of the patients are Medi-Cal recipients

Programs must be approved by the Board of Registered Nursing and/or accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for Physician Assistants.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Up to $3,900,000 in funding is available to support FNP and PA Training Program grants.

Eligible programs may receive $13,000 per student, with a maximum number of 14 students supported, for a maximum award amount of $182,000.

Tagged as
Health workforce education and training · Health workforce pipeline · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Physician assistants · Primary care · Racial and ethnic groups · California

Organizations (1)

  • California Department of Health Care Access and Information, view details

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