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Iowa Rural Psychiatry Residency Training Program

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Iowa Department of Public Health
Jul 7, 2021

Melana Hammond


The Iowa Department of Public Health will provide funding for qualified sponsors to support the annual creation and training of 4 new psychiatry residents who will provide mental health services in rural, underserved areas of Iowa.

Recipients are required to:

  • Create up to 4 new accredited rural psychiatry residencies from the current baseline and implement a process to match a resident to each new residency created
  • Provide training to psychiatry residents in the newly created rural residencies which offer experiences that reflect rural psychiatry
  • Include at least one practice site of the rural track residency that is located in a rural/small town area using Rural-Urban Commuting Area Codes (RUCA) classifications
  • Demonstrate that both face-to-face and telehealth contact are incorporated as part of the psychiatry residency experience

Eligible applicants must be located in Iowa and have accredited psychiatric residency programs through the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or American Osteopathic Association (AOA).

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $600,000
Project period: 22 months
Estimated number of awards: 4

Application process

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

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Graduate medical education · Health disparities · Physicians · Telehealth · Iowa

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