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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.

Sponsor
Iowa Department of Public Health
Deadlines
Aug 18, 2021
Contact

Melana Hammond
515.281.4900
melana.hammond@idph.iowa.gov

Purpose

The Iowa Department of Public Health will provide funding to qualified applicants for 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
  • Increase annually the admission of PA psychiatry fellows and/or PMHNP students
Eligibility

Eligible applicants are Physician Assistant in Psychiatry Fellowship programs and accredited Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) programs located in Iowa.

Geographic coverage
Iowa
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: Up to $150,000
Project period: 9 months

Contracts may be renewed for up to 3 additional years, at the discretion of the Iowa Department of Public Health.

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

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