Primary Care Training and Enhancement: Physician Assistant Program
The Primary Care Training and Enhancement - Physician Assistant Program (Short Title PCTE-PA) provides grants to increase the number of primary care physician assistants, particularly in rural and underserved settings, by supporting enhanced training for future and current primary care clinicians and educators and to promote primary care practice.
Preference will be given to applicants that:
- Demonstrate a high rate for placing graduates in practice settings having the principal focus of serving residents of Medically Underserved Communities
- Demonstrate a significant increase in the rate of placing graduates in Medically Underserved Community settings over the preceding 2 years
- Are new programs as defined by PHS Act section 791(c)
Eligible entities are academically-affiliated physician assistant training programs accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for the Physician Assistant (ARC-PA).
Award ceiling: $300,000 per year
Project period: 5 years
Estimated number of awards: 7
Estimated total program funding: $2,000,000
Links to the full announcement and online application process are available through grants.gov.
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