Primary Care Training and Enhancement: Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care Program
The Primary Care Training and Enhancement: Integrating Behavioral Health and Primary Care Program (Short Title: IBHPC) provides grants for innovative training programs that integrate behavioral healthcare into primary care, particularly in rural and underserved settings, with a special emphasis on the treatment of opioid use disorder.
Program objectives include:
- Enhance primary care training in integrated behavioral health and primary care and advance primary care clinical training sites using the Framework for Levels of Integrated Healthcare
- Initiate new or enhance existing training in opioid and other substance use disorders, including clinical experiences in opioid and other substance use disorders, Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT), and enhancements to the clinical training sites and faculty development as needed
- Develop and implement a systematic approach to improve trainee and provider wellness
There are two types of projects.
Activities targeting at least one training level (student, resident, faculty development, and practicing primary care physician or physician assistant) or at least one primary care profession (physician or physician assistant)
Activities targeting at least two training levels and at least two primary care professions (primary care physicians, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, dentists, mental health providers, pharmacists, and other allied health professionals)
Applicants should be committed to developing a diverse and inclusive health workforce that reflects the populations they serve, and applicants are encouraged to provide interprofessional education and practice.
Eligible applicants include:
- Accredited schools of allopathic or osteopathic medicine
- Academically affiliated physician assistant training programs
- Accredited public or nonprofit private hospitals
- Public or nonprofit private entities that the Secretary has determined is capable of carrying out such projects
- Faith-based and community-based organizations, tribes, and tribal organizations, if otherwise eligible
Award ceiling: $250,000 per year for
single projects and $400,000 per year for collaborative
Project period: 5 years
Estimated number of awards: 10
Estimated total program funding: $4,000,000
Links to the full announcement and online application process are available through grants.gov.
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