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Primary Care Training and Enhancement-Community Prevention and Maternal Health

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.884
Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Feb 22, 2021

For programmatic or technical questions:
Dr. Irene Sandvold

For grants management or budget questions:
Kim Ross


The Primary Care Training and Enhancement-Community Prevention and Maternal Health program (Short Title: PCTE-CPMH) provides grants to train primary care physicians in maternal healthcare clinical services or population health in order to improve maternal health outcomes.

Program objectives include:

  • Develop partnerships between academia, primary care delivery sites or systems, and community-based organizations to carry out education and training programs for primary care physicians who desire additional competencies and experiences in community prevention and obstetrics
  • Educate and train family medicine residents and fellows in obstetrics care, to broaden their training and scope of practice in providing evidence-based maternity care services
  • Educate and train primary care residents to broaden their scope of services in community prevention and maternal healthcare
  • Demonstrate how outcomes in maternal health can be improved through adoption of community prevention training as well as through obstetrics clinical training in primary care training and practice

PCTE-CPMH has 2 training tracks:

  1. Primary Care Community Prevention Track: Supports training for either primary care physicians who have completed residency and that are training in the second specialty of public health and general preventive medicine and resident physicians in combined internal medicine-preventive medicine or family medicine-preventive medicine residency programs
  2. Primary Care Obstetrics Track: Supports training for either primary care physicians that are training in an obstetrics fellowship program or resident physicians in family medicine residency programs with enhanced obstetrical training

Eligible applicants include:

  • Accredited public or nonprofit private hospitals
  • Schools of medicine or osteopathic medicine
  • Academically affiliated physician assistant training programs
  • Public or private nonprofit entities which the Secretary has determined is capable of carrying out such a grant
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $600,000 per year
Project period: 5 years
Estimated number of awards: 26
Estimated total program funding: $15,783,000

Application process

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

Tagged as
Graduate medical education · Health workforce education and training · Maternal health and prenatal care · Physicians · Population health · Primary care · Public health · Wellness, health promotion, and disease prevention

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