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Expansion of Practitioner Education

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.243
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Dec 16, 2019

For programmatic or technical questions:
Christine Ramirez

For grants management or budget questions:
Odessa Crocker


The Expansion of Practitioner Education program provides grants to expand the integration of substance use disorder education into the curriculum of healthcare and health services education programs.

Required activities by applicant type are listed in the application instructions.

SAMHSA expects to make an equitable distribution of awards in terms of geography (including urban, rural, and remote settings) and balance among populations of focus and program size.


Eligible applicants include:

  • Public and private nonprofit professional associations representing healthcare professionals in the fields of:
    • Medicine
    • Physician assistants
    • Nursing
    • Social work
    • Psychology
    • Marriage and family therapy
    • Health services administration
  • Public and private nonprofit universities, colleges, and other professional schools
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling:

  • Up to $250,000 per year for professional associations
  • Up to $100,000 per year for universities and professional schools
Project period: 2 years
Estimated number of awards: 10-20
Estimated total program funding: $2,000,000
Application process

Links to the full announcement, application instructions, and the online application process are available through

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Healthcare workforce · Interprofessional training of the health workforce · Nurses · Physician assistants · Physicians · Substance abuse

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