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Iowa Psychiatry Training Program for Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Iowa Department of Health and Human Services
Jun 28, 2022

The Iowa Department of Public Health will provide continuation funding to recipients of a Psychiatry Training Program for Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners award in fiscal year 2023. The program supports the psychiatric training of additional physician assistants (PA) and nurse practitioners (NP) who will provide mental health services in rural, underserved areas of Iowa.

Awardees are required to:

  • Identify and implement measures to enhance current recruitment tools and resources to increase interest in a PA psychiatry fellowship program and/or Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) program
  • Implement a recruitment plan utilizing identified enhanced recruitment measures for PA psychiatry fellows and PMHNP students
  • Increase annually the admission of PA psychiatry fellows and/or PMHNP students

Eligible applicants for continuation funding are limited to current contractors, which include:

  • University of Iowa
  • Allen College
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Applicants may apply for up to the same amount awarded in their respective fiscal year 2023 contracts for the total contract period.

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 · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Physician assistants · Iowa

Organizations (1)

  • Iowa Department of Health and Human Services, view details

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