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Primary Care Training and Enhancement - Residency Training in Mental and Behavioral Health (PCTE-RTMB)

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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
Nov 15, 2022

For programmatic or technical questions:
Svetlana Cicale

For grants management or budget questions:
Kim Ross


The Residency Training in Mental and Behavioral Health (PCTE-RTMB) Program will provide grants to train primary care residents in mental and behavioral health for pediatric, adolescent, young adult, and other populations who are at-risk or have experienced abuse, trauma, or mental health and/or substance use disorders, including those related to the effects of gun violence.

Program objectives include:

  • Increase the number of primary care physicians who are trained in the prevention, identification, diagnosis, treatment, and referral of services for mental and behavioral health conditions
  • Develop or expand partnerships with integrated behavioral health and primary care settings and community-based organizations to provide clinical rotations for at least one month in duration for primary care residents
  • Develop or enhance mental and behavioral health content in didactic and clinical training for primary care residents including suicide prevention, trauma informed care including abuse and gun violence; materials must be culturally and linguistically competent

Priority will be given to proposals to train residents in rural areas, including for tribes or tribal organizations in rural areas.


Eligible entities include accredited public or nonprofit private hospitals, schools of allopathic and osteopathic medicine, tribes, tribal organizations, and public or private nonprofit entities which the Secretary has determined is capable of carrying out a residency training program in family medicine, general internal medicine, general pediatrics, or combined internal medicine and pediatrics. Programs should be accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME).

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $500,000
Project period: 5 years
Estimated number of awards: 23
Estimated total program funding: $11,500,000

Application process

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

Tagged as
Abuse and violence · Behavioral health · Children and youth · Culture and cultural competency · Graduate medical education · Health workforce education and training · Injuries · Mental health · Networking and collaboration · Physicians · Primary care · Public health · Substance use and misuse · Suicide and suicide prevention · Trauma-informed care

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