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California Song-Brown Healthcare Workforce Training Program: Primary Care Residencies

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California Department of Health Care Access and Information
Aug 12, 2022

The Song-Brown Healthcare Workforce Training Program provides grants to support primary care residency training programs in California, including family medicine, internal medicine, OB/GYN, and pediatrics.

Priority will be given to projects that:

  • Graduate individuals who practice in medically underserved areas
  • Enroll members of underrepresented groups in medicine to the program
  • Locate the program's main training site in a medically underserved area
  • Operate a main training site at which the majority of the patients are Medi Cal recipients

A list of questions to determine eligibility and program type is available in the application instructions.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

A total of $81,000,000 is available to support training programs.

  • For existing primary care residency (PCR) slots:
    • $125,000 per first year slot
    • May apply for 6 slots
    • A total of $18,700,000 available for existing PCR slots
  • Teaching health center existing PCR slots:
    • $170,000 per first year slot
    • May apply for 6 slots
    • A total of $5,700,000 available for existing THC primary care slots
  • PCR expansion slots for existing programs:
    • $300,000 per first year slot
    • May apply for 3 slots
    • A total of $3,300,000 available for expanding PCR programs
  • New PCR programs:
    • Maximum award $1,000,000
    • Maximum award of $2,000,000 for new PCR programs with a 50% match
    • A total of $53,300,000 available for new PCR programs
Application process

Links to additional guidance, application instructions, and the online application portal are available on the program website.

Applicant webinar recording

Tagged as
Graduate medical education · Maternal health and prenatal care · Minorities · Physicians · Primary care · California

Organizations (1)

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

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